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

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

Meldal is a coastal city in Norway. The water temperature around Meldal varies 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 Meldal 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 Meldal?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Meldal is approximately:
5°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Meldal. A spot, which is not too far away, is Farstadstranda-Farstad, which is more than 80.6km (50miles) away from Meldal. Click here for directions and for more information on Farstadstranda-Farstad and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Alnes Lighthouse Godoy, which is roughly 125.7km (78.1miles) away from Meldal. Another surfspot is Alnes Lighthouse Godoy, located approximately 125.7km (78.1miles) from Meldal.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Meldal. One that might be worth checking out is Skagen Strand, which is more than 369.3km (229.4miles) away from Meldal. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Skallerup Klit, approximately 383.9km (238.5miles) away from Meldal.

What wetsuit is needed for Meldal?

The water temperature around Meldal 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 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to 5°C (40°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Meldal?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit 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 love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during fall when sea temperatures range from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Meldal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Meldal...

Do you know what the the city Riudellots de la Selva in Spain, the city Neive-Borgonovo in Italy, and the city Gibbsboro in United States have in common with Meldal? Click on the links to find out...