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

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

Maloy is a coastal city in Norway. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 3062 people. The water temperature around Maloy changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.7°C (40.5°F) in March up to 15.2°C (59.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (48°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Maloy 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 Maloy?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Maloy is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Maloy. The nearest one is Hoddevik, which is just 13.2km (9.5miles) away from Maloy. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Hoddevik and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Maloy are Ervika, which is 15.3km (9.5miles) away, and Alnes Lighthouse Godoy, located 46.9km (29.2miles) from Maloy.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are close to Maloy. A beach, which is not too far away, is Skagen Strand, which is 352.9km (219.2miles) away from Maloy. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Skallerup Klit, which is approximately 353.7km (219.7miles) away from Maloy.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Maloy?

The water temperature around Maloy is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Maloy. However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures come down to roughly 5°C (40°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Maloy?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (40-49°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Maloy: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Maloy...

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