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

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

Sauda is a coastal city in Norway. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4290 people. The water temperature around Sauda changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 4.1°C (39.4°F) in March up to 14.1°C (57.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (48°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sauda 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 Sauda?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near Sauda is about:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Sauda. A spot, which is not too far away, is Hellesto, which is 62.4km (39.3miles) away from Sauda. Click here for directions and for more information on Hellesto and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Sauda are Bybergsanden, which is roughly 63.3km (39.3miles) away, and Reve Havn, located ca 64.3km (39.9miles) from Sauda.

Are there beaches near by?

Not many beaches are near to Sauda. A good beach nearby is Skallerup Klit, which is almost 197.5km (122.7miles) away from Sauda. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Skagen Strand, which is approximately 203.3km (126.3miles) away from Sauda.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Sauda?

The sea temperature around Sauda is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Sauda. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures reach lows of 4°C (39°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy 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 near Sauda?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Sauda: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sauda...

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