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

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

Skaun is a coastal city in Norway. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1682 people. The water temperature around Skaun varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.6°C (40.2°F) in February up to 13.2°C (55.7°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Skaun 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 Skaun?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters around Skaun is ca:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Skaun. A good spot nearby is Farstadstranda-Farstad, which is almost 93km (57.7miles) away from Skaun. Click here for directions and for more information on Farstadstranda-Farstad and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Alnes Lighthouse Godoy, which is roughly 140.7km (87.4miles) away from Skaun. Another good surfspot is Alnes Lighthouse Godoy, located ca 140.7km (87.4miles) from Skaun.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Skaun. One that might be worth checking out is Skagen Strand, which is almost 382.6km (237.6miles) away from Skaun. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Kangasjärvi, which is ca 392.9km (244miles) away from Skaun.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Skaun?

The sea temperature around Skaun is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Skaun. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to 5°C (40°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Skaun?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (40-49°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during fall when temperatures range from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Skaun: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Skaun...

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