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

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

Lodingen is a coastal city in Norway. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 1808 people. The water temperature around Lodingen varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 2.7°C (36.9°F) in March up to 13.1°C (55.6°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 Lodingen 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 Lodingen?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Lodingen is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Lodingen. A spot, which is not too far away, is Unstad, which is more than 62.7km (39miles) away from Lodingen. Click here to check out more information on Unstad and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Smitingen, which is ca 407km (252.8miles) away from Lodingen. Another fun surfspot is Smitingen, located approximately 407km (252.8miles) from Lodingen.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Lodingen. A good beach nearby is Kangasjärvi, which is almost 473.4km (294miles) away from Lodingen. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Ruissalo, which is approximately 590.2km (366.6miles) away from Lodingen.

What wetsuit is recommended for Lodingen?

The water temperature around Lodingen is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Lodingen. However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures come down to roughly 3°C (37°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 good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly 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 Lodingen?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Lodingen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Lodingen...

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