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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rapla, Estonia

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

Rapla is a coastal city in Estonia. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 5684 people. The water temperature around Rapla changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 0.1°C (32.3°F) in March up to 16.4°C (61.5°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (45°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rapla 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 Rapla?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Rapla is about:
1°C (34°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Rapla?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Rapla. The closest decent spot is Vaana, which is almost 33.3km (20.7miles) away from Rapla. Click here for more information on Vaana and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Smitingen, which is approximately 328.4km (204miles) away from Rapla. Another surfspot is Smitingen, located roughly 328.4km (204miles) from Rapla.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Rapla. The closest decent beach is Vanamõisa, which is only 23.6km (14.7miles) away from Rapla. Another beautiful beach near Rapla is Türi, approximately 26.6km (16.5miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Rapla?

The sea temperature around Rapla is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, sea temperatures come down to 0°C (32°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Rapla?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Rapla: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Rapla...

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