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

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

Smitingen is a surf spot in Sweden. The water temperature around Smitingen has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 0.2°C (32.3°F) in March up to 14.7°C (58.4°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Smitingen 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 at Smitingen?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Smitingen is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Smitingen?

There are not too many surf spots close to Smitingen. The closest decent spot is Salusand, which is 70.6km (43.8miles) away from Smitingen. Click here for directions and for more information on Salusand and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Smitingen is Yyteri, which is 135.4km (84.1miles) away.

Are there beaches near Smitingen?

No, not too many beaches are located near to Smitingen. A beach that might be worth checking out is Kangasjärvi, which is 131.6km (81.7miles) away from Smitingen. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Ruissalo, ca 205.6km (127.7miles) away from Smitingen.

What wetsuit is recommended for Smitingen?

The water temperature at Smitingen is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (58°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, temperatures drop down to roughly 0°C (32°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves 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 high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Smitingen?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when water temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Smitingen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Smitingen...

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