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

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

Smygehamn is a coastal city in Sweden. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 1174 people. The water temperature around Smygehamn varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 2°C (35.5°F) in March up to 16.9°C (62.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (48°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Smygehamn 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 Smygehamn?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Smygehamn is about:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Smygehamn. The closest decent spot is Vik, which is about 41.1km (39.4miles) away from Smygehamn. Click here to check out more information on Vik and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Smygehamn are Hornbaek, which is approximately 63.4km (39.4miles) away, and Gilleleje havn, located roughly 68.7km (42.7miles) from Smygehamn.

Are there beautiful beaches close to Smygehamn?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Smygehamn. A good beach nearby is Amager Strand, which is 36.3km (22.5miles) away from Smygehamn. Another fun beach near Smygehamn is Råbylille Strand, which is approximately 46.5km (28.9miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Smygehamn?

The water temperature around Smygehamn is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures reach lows of 2°C (36°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some 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 bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Smygehamn?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter 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 love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Smygehamn: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Smygehamn...

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