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

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

Sandnessjoen is a coastal city in Norway. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 5778 people. The water temperature around Sandnessjoen changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.3°C (38°F) in March up to 11.8°C (53.3°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Sandnessjoen 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 Sandnessjoen?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Sandnessjoen is about:
7°C (44°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Sandnessjoen. A spot, which is not too far away, is Unstad, which is more than 157.4km (97.7miles) away from Sandnessjoen. Click here for more information on Unstad and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Farstadstranda-Farstad, which is approximately 271.4km (168.6miles) away from Sandnessjoen. Another good surfspot is Farstadstranda-Farstad, located ca 271.4km (168.6miles) from Sandnessjoen.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Sandnessjoen. One that might be worth checking out is Kangasjärvi, which is more than 403.1km (250.4miles) away from Sandnessjoen. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Ruissalo, which is ca 504.8km (313.5miles) away from Sandnessjoen.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Sandnessjoen?

The sea temperature around Sandnessjoen is pretty cold, reaching up to 12°C (53°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Sandnessjoen. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to approximately 3°C (38°F). During this season, 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 fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Sandnessjoen?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during June, July, and August when temperatures range from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Sandnessjoen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sandnessjoen...

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