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

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

Liknes is a coastal city in Norway. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the water with a population of 2141 people. The water temperature around Liknes varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.5°C (36.6°F) in January up to 16.1°C (61°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (48°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Liknes 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 Liknes?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Liknes is ca:
9°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Liknes?

There are not many surf spots close to Liknes. A spot that might be worth checking out is Renna, which is just 20.2km (29miles) away from Liknes. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Renna and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Liknes are Brusand, which is 46.7km (29miles) away, and Bore, located ca 60.8km (37.7miles) from Liknes.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Liknes. A good beach nearby is Skallerup Klit, which is 121km (75.1miles) away from Liknes. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Skagen Strand, ca 137.2km (85.2miles) away from Liknes.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Liknes?

The sea temperature around Liknes is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Liknes. However, during winter, temperatures come down to roughly 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Liknes?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Liknes: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Liknes...

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