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

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

Saltstein is a surf spot in Norway. The water temperature around Saltstein varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.3°C (36.1°F) in January up to 17.8°C (64.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Saltstein 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 Saltstein?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Saltstein is ca:
3°C (37°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Saltstein?

There are not many surf spots close to Saltstein. A spot, which is not too far away, is Bo Sommerland- flow rider, which is only 43.2km (26.8miles) away from Saltstein. Click here for directions and for more information on Bo Sommerland- flow rider and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Saltstein is Loekken, which is roughly 109.9km (68.2miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Saltstein. A beach that might be worth checking out is Skagen Strand, which is almost 89.3km (55.5miles) away from Saltstein. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Skallerup Klit, which is ca 101.8km (63.2miles) away from Saltstein.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Saltstein?

The sea temperature at Saltstein 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Saltstein. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to roughly 2°C (36°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people 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 better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Saltstein?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Saltstein: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Saltstein...

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