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

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

Mehamn is a coastal city in Norway. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 742 people. The water temperature around Mehamn varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.6°C (36.8°F) in March up to 8.9°C (48°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 6°C (43°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Mehamn 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 Mehamn?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Mehamn. A spot that might be worth checking out is Unstad, which is more than 412.4km (256.1miles) away from Mehamn. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Unstad and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Smitingen, which is 661.7km (411miles) away from Mehamn. Another fun surfspot is Smitingen, located ca 661.7km (411miles) from Mehamn.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are near to Mehamn. A beach that might be worth checking out is Kangasjärvi, which is 641.8km (398.7miles) away from Mehamn. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Hietaniemi beach, ca 757.7km (470.6miles) away from Mehamn.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Mehamn?

The sea temperature around Mehamn is very cold, reaching up to 9°C (48°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of approximately 3°C (37°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Mehamn?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when sea temperatures range from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Mehamn: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Mehamn...

Do you know what the the city Katsuren-haebaru in Japan, the city Acate in Italy, and Golden Tulip Amsterdam West have in common with Mehamn? Click on the links to find out...