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

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

Sandefjord is a coastal city in Norway. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 42654 people. The water temperature around Sandefjord has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 2.7°C (36.8°F) in March up to 19.5°C (67.1°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Sandefjord 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 Sandefjord?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Sandefjord is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Sandefjord. The closest decent spot is Saltstein, which is just 17.3km (28.4miles) away from Sandefjord. Click here for more information on Saltstein and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Sandefjord are Bo Sommerland- flow rider, which is roughly 45.7km (28.4miles) away, and Loekken, located 122.7km (76.2miles) from Sandefjord.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Sandefjord?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Sandefjord. A good beach nearby is Skagen Strand, which is almost 98.1km (60.9miles) away from Sandefjord. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Skallerup Klit, which is roughly 114.2km (70.9miles) away from Sandefjord.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Sandefjord?

The sea temperature around Sandefjord is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (67°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 3°C (37°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Sandefjord?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during June, July, and August when temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sandefjord: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Sandefjord...

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