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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Skottsund, Sweden

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

Skottsund is a coastal city in Sweden. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 1052 people. The water temperature around Skottsund varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 0.3°C (32.5°F) in March up to 15.4°C (59.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 6°C (42°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Skottsund 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 Skottsund?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Skottsund is approximately:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Skottsund. The next good one is Smitingen, which is just 29.6km (61.8miles) away from Skottsund. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Smitingen and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Skottsund are Salusand, which is ca 99.4km (61.8miles) away, and Yyteri, located approximately 145.1km (90.1miles) from Skottsund.

Are there beaches close to Skottsund?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Skottsund. The next good one is Kangasjärvi, which is more than 149.2km (92.7miles) away from Skottsund. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Ruissalo, roughly 207.4km (128.8miles) away from Skottsund.

What wetsuit is needed for Skottsund?

The water temperature around Skottsund is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (60°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Skottsund. Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 0°C (32°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Skottsund?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures reach 10 to 15°C (51-60°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Skottsund: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Skottsund...

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