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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Nanortalik, Greenland

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

Nanortalik is a coastal city in Greenland. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 1509 people. The water temperature around Nanortalik changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from -0.3°C (31.5°F) in October up to 4.5°C (40.1°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 1°C (34°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Nanortalik 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 Nanortalik?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Nanortalik is approximately:
2°C (36°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Nanortalik. A good spot nearby is Hafnir, which is more than 733.1km (455.3miles) away from Nanortalik. Click here to check out more information on Hafnir and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Grindavik Antenas, which is ca 739.7km (459.5miles) away from Nanortalik. Another fun surfspot is Grindavik Antenas, located ca 739.7km (459.5miles) from Nanortalik.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Nanortalik. A beach, which is not too far away, is Grand Beach, which is 1020.8km (634miles) away from Nanortalik. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Wreck Beach, ca 1168.3km (725.6miles) away from Nanortalik.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Nanortalik?

The average water temperature around Nanortalik is extremely cold, around 1°C (34°F), with only little variations throughout the year. This is why at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Nanortalik. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to wear boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are . Even during relatively "warm" days in the winter (January, February, and March) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not freeze.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Nanortalik?

Diving and fishing conditions stay very constant throughout the year. The waters are always freezing, reaching temperatures between -1 and 4°C (31-40°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Nanortalik: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Nanortalik...

Do you know what the the city Nambour in Australia, the geo Durham Ridge , and the city Malacampa in Philippines have in common with Nanortalik? Click on the links to find out...