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

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

Olen is a coastal city in Norway. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 891 people. The water temperature around Olen varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 4.1°C (39.4°F) in March up to 14.1°C (57.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (48°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Olen 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 Olen?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near Olen is about:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Olen. The next good one is Hellesto, which is 53.1km (33.6miles) away from Olen. Click here to check out more information on Hellesto and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Olen are Bybergsanden, which is ca 54km (33.6miles) away, and Reve Havn, located ca 54.9km (34.1miles) from Olen.

Are there beautiful beaches located close to Olen?

No, not many beaches are located near to Olen. The next good beach is Skallerup Klit, which is more than 209.1km (129.9miles) away from Olen. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Skagen Strand, roughly 217km (134.8miles) away from Olen.

What wetsuit is recommended for Olen?

The water temperature around Olen is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures cool down to approximately 4°C (39°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Olen?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Olen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Olen...

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