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

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

Masfjorden is a coastal city in Norway. The water temperature around Masfjorden changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.6°F) in February 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 (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Masfjorden 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 Masfjorden?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters close to Masfjorden is approximately:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Masfjorden. The closest decent spot is Hoddevik, which is 91.7km (58.4miles) away from Masfjorden. Click here for more information on Hoddevik and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Masfjorden are Ervika, which is 94.1km (58.4miles) away, and Alnes Lighthouse Godoy, located approximately 118.7km (73.7miles) from Masfjorden.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Masfjorden?

No, not many beaches are located near to Masfjorden. One that might be worth checking out is Skallerup Klit, which is 283.9km (176.3miles) away from Masfjorden. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Skagen Strand, which is approximately 286.7km (178.1miles) away from Masfjorden.

What wetsuit is recommended for Masfjorden?

The water temperature around Masfjorden 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 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Masfjorden. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to nearly 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Masfjorden?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Masfjorden: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Masfjorden...

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