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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Lemu, Finland

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

Lemu is a coastal city in Finland. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 1738 people. The water temperature around Lemu varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from -0.1°C (31.9°F) in February up to 16.8°C (62.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (44°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Lemu 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 Lemu?

The current water temperature in the month of November near Lemu is about:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Lemu. A spot, which is not too far away, is Yyteri, which is almost 70.4km (43.7miles) away from Lemu. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Yyteri and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Smitingen, which is ca 188.1km (116.8miles) away from Lemu. Another surfspot is Smitingen, located roughly 188.1km (116.8miles) from Lemu.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Lemu. A beach, which is not too far away, is Ruissalo, which is more than 11.4km (7.1miles) away from Lemu. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Hietaniemi beach, roughly 104.6km (65miles) away from Lemu.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Lemu?

The water temperature around Lemu is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Lemu. However, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly -0°C (32°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Lemu?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from -0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Lemu: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Lemu...

Do you know what the the city Aria in Spain, the city Vallelunga Pratameno in Italy, and the city San Antonio in Uruguay have in common with Lemu? Click on the links to find out...