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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Oskarshamn, Sweden

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

Oskarshamn is a coastal city in Sweden. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 16613 people. The water temperature around Oskarshamn has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 0.8°C (33.5°F) in February up to 17.8°C (64.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Oskarshamn 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 Oskarshamn?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Oskarshamn is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Oskarshamn?

Not many surf spots are located close to Oskarshamn. A spot that might be worth checking out is Vik, which is almost 140.4km (87.2miles) away from Oskarshamn. Click here to check out more information on Vik and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Gilleleje havn, which is 177.6km (110.3miles) away from Oskarshamn. Another fun surfspot is Gilleleje havn, located 177.6km (110.3miles) from Oskarshamn.

Are there gorgeous beaches near Oskarshamn?

Not too many beaches are located near to Oskarshamn. A beach, which is not too far away, is Balka Strand, which is more than 163.1km (101.3miles) away from Oskarshamn. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Dueodde, which is 166.5km (103.4miles) away from Oskarshamn.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Oskarshamn?

The sea temperature around Oskarshamn is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Oskarshamn. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of approximately 1°C (34°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Oskarshamn?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (34-43°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Oskarshamn: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Oskarshamn...

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