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

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

Skalevik is a coastal city in Norway. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 2599 people. The water temperature around Skalevik changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.3°C (36.1°F) in March up to 16°C (60.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Skalevik 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 Skalevik?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Skalevik is about:
9°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Skalevik. A spot, which is not too far away, is Renna, which is roughly 51.3km (45.8miles) away from Skalevik. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Renna and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Skalevik are Klitmoller, which is approximately 73.8km (45.8miles) away, and Bunker, located 73.9km (45.9miles) from Skalevik.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Skalevik. The next good one is Skallerup Klit, which is just 79km (49miles) away from Skalevik. Another good beach near Skalevik is Skagen Strand, ca 95.4km (59.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Skalevik?

The sea temperature around Skalevik is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Skalevik. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures come down to approximately 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Skalevik?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Skalevik: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Skalevik...

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