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

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

Slite is a coastal city in Sweden. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 1598 people. The water temperature around Slite varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.1°C (35.8°F) in March up to 16.8°C (62.2°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Slite 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 Slite?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Slite is approximately:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close to Slite?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Slite. The next good one is Vik, which is almost 226.7km (140.8miles) away from Slite. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Vik and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Hornbaek, which is approximately 268.6km (166.8miles) away from Slite. Another fun surfspot is Hornbaek, located roughly 268.6km (166.8miles) from Slite.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Slite. The next good beach is Kuressaare, which is 139.1km (86.4miles) away from Slite. If you have some extra time, you can also try Kärdla, which is roughly 166.4km (103.4miles) away from Slite.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Slite?

The water temperature around Slite is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the 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 . However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Slite?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during June, July, and August when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Slite: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Slite...

Do you know what the the city Herald Harbor in the United States, the city Sultanbeyli in the Turkey, and the city Sotteville-les-Rouen in the France have in common with Slite? Click on the links to find out...