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

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

Skaland is a coastal city in Norway. The water temperature around Skaland changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.8°C (38.8°F) in February up to 10.9°C (51.6°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (44°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Skaland 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 Skaland?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Skaland is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Skaland. A spot, which is not too far away, is Unstad, which is more than 125.1km (77.7miles) away from Skaland. Click here for more information on Unstad and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Smitingen, which is roughly 473.6km (294.2miles) away from Skaland. Another surfspot is Smitingen, located 473.6km (294.2miles) from Skaland.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Skaland. A beach, which is not too far away, is Kangasjärvi, which is more than 525.5km (326.4miles) away from Skaland. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Ruissalo, 644.4km (400.2miles) away from Skaland.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Skaland?

The water temperature around Skaland is very cold, reaching up to 11°C (52°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 4°C (39°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Skaland?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures reach 6 to 11°C (43-52°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Skaland: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Skaland...

Do you know what the the city Tossicia in Italy, the geo Pernambuco Plateau , and the city Thi Tran Thien Ton in Vietnam have in common with Skaland? Click on the links to find out...