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

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

Malvik is a coastal city in Norway. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 6419 people. The water temperature around Malvik changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.6°C (40.2°F) in February up to 13.2°C (55.7°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Malvik 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 Malvik?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Malvik is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Malvik. A spot that might be worth checking out is Farstadstranda-Farstad, which is more than 115.2km (71.5miles) away from Malvik. Click here for more information on Farstadstranda-Farstad and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Alnes Lighthouse Godoy, which is roughly 164.1km (101.9miles) away from Malvik. Another surfspot is Alnes Lighthouse Godoy, located approximately 164.1km (101.9miles) from Malvik.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are near to Malvik. One that might be worth checking out is Kangasjärvi, which is 375.7km (233.3miles) away from Malvik. If you have some extra time, you can also try Skagen Strand, approximately 394.9km (245.2miles) away from Malvik.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Malvik?

The water temperature around Malvik is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to nearly 5°C (40°F). In this season, 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 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 near Malvik?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (40-49°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during fall when water temperatures go up to 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Malvik: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Malvik...

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