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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ruissalo, Finland

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

Ruissalo is a beach in Finland. The water temperature around Ruissalo changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 0.5°C (32.8°F) in February up to 17.4°C (63.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (45°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ruissalo 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 at Ruissalo?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Ruissalo is ca:
16°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Ruissalo. A good spot nearby is Yyteri, which is more than 80.8km (50.2miles) away from Ruissalo. Click here for directions and for more information on Yyteri and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Smitingen, which is roughly 199.2km (123.7miles) away from Ruissalo. Another fun surfspot is Smitingen, located roughly 199.2km (123.7miles) from Ruissalo.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches located close to Ruissalo?

There are not many beaches near to Ruissalo. A good beach nearby is Hietaniemi beach, which is just 96km (59.6miles) away from Ruissalo. Another good beach near Ruissalo is Kärdla, ca 101.3km (62.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Ruissalo?

The sea temperature at Ruissalo is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 0°C (33°F). During these months, a 5/6 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 high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold 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 near Ruissalo?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (33-42°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ruissalo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ruissalo...

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