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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Okha, Russia

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

Okha is a coastal city in Russia. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 26560 people. The water temperature around Okha has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from -1.2°C (29.8°F) in February up to 12.8°C (55°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 3°C (37°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Okha 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 Okha?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Okha is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Okha?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Okha. The closest decent spot is Veedol Beach, which is almost 889.2km (552.3miles) away from Okha. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Veedol Beach and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Sendai shinko, which is approximately 1064.5km (661.2miles) away from Okha. Another good surfspot is Sendai shinko, located 1064.5km (661.2miles) from Okha.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to Okha. A beach, which is not too far away, is Lazurnaya Bay, which is more than 902.1km (560.3miles) away from Okha. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Kujukuri Beach, which is 1253.2km (778.4miles) away from Okha.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Okha?

The sea temperature around Okha is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (55°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to -1°C (30°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Okha?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from -1 to 4°C (30-39°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 8 to 13°C (46-55°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Okha: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Okha...

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