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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Northern Europe

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Northern Europe...

Northern Europe is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Northern Europe changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 5.3°C (41.5°F) in April up to 13.4°C (56°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (48°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Northern Europe 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 Northern Europe?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Northern Europe is approximately:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots close to Northern Europe?

There are not too many surf spots close to Northern Europe. A spot that might be worth checking out is Ervika, which is just 78km (49miles) away from Northern Europe. Click here for directions and for more information on Ervika and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Northern Europe are Hoddevik, which is ca 78.9km (49miles) away, and Alnes Lighthouse Godoy, located ca 112.4km (69.8miles) from Northern Europe.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Northern Europe. The next good one is Thurso, which is more than 315.1km (195.7miles) away from Northern Europe. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Skallerup Klit, approximately 388km (241miles) away from Northern Europe.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Northern Europe?

The water temperature at Northern Europe is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Northern Europe. Nevertheless, during spring, water temperatures come down to approximately 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Northern Europe?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during March, April, and May. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Northern Europe: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Northern Europe...

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