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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Leknes, Norway

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Leknes...

Leknes is a coastal city in Norway. The water temperature around Leknes varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4°C (39.3°F) in April up to 12°C (53.6°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (45°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Leknes is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Leknes?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Leknes is approximately:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Leknes. A good spot nearby is Farstadstranda-Farstad, which is more than 204.4km (127miles) away from Leknes. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Farstadstranda-Farstad and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Ulla, which is roughly 241.1km (149.7miles) away from Leknes. Another fun surfspot is Ulla, located approximately 241.1km (149.7miles) from Leknes.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Leknes. A good beach nearby is Kangasjärvi, which is 389.5km (241.9miles) away from Leknes. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Ruissalo, which is approximately 481km (298.7miles) away from Leknes.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Leknes?

The water temperature around Leknes is pretty cold, reaching up to 12°C (54°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Leknes. Nevertheless, during March, April, and May, water temperatures come down to 4°C (39°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Leknes?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during March, April, and May. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 7 to 12°C (45-54°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Leknes: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Leknes...

Do you know what the the city Changqiao in China, the city Gorron in France, and the city Hamsterley in United Kingdom have in common with Leknes? Click on the links to find out...