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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Spitsbergen Fracture Zone

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Spitsbergen Fracture Zone...

Spitsbergen Fracture Zone is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Spitsbergen Fracture Zone is almost constant throughout the year. The temperature ranges from -1.7°C (28.9°F) in January up to 1.2°C (34.1°F) in the month of November, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is -0°C (31°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since Spitsbergen Fracture Zone 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 Spitsbergen Fracture Zone?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Spitsbergen Fracture Zone is about:
-1°C (30°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Spitsbergen Fracture Zone. The next good one is Unstad, which is more than 881.7km (547.6miles) away from Spitsbergen Fracture Zone. Click here for more information on Unstad and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Ulla, which is approximately 1212km (752.8miles) away from Spitsbergen Fracture Zone. Another surfspot is Ulla, located ca 1212km (752.8miles) from Spitsbergen Fracture Zone.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Spitsbergen Fracture Zone. The closest decent beach is Kangasjärvi, which is 1422.4km (883.5miles) away from Spitsbergen Fracture Zone. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Thurso, ca 1484.6km (922.1miles) away from Spitsbergen Fracture Zone.

What wetsuit do I need for Spitsbergen Fracture Zone?

The average water temperature at Spitsbergen Fracture Zone is extremely cold, around -0°C (31°F), with no significant variations throughout the year. This is why at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Spitsbergen Fracture Zone. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are December, January, and February. Even during relatively "warm" days in the fall (October, November, and December) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not freeze.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Spitsbergen Fracture Zone?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters are always freezing, reaching temperatures between -4 and 1°C (25-34°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Spitsbergen Fracture Zone: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Spitsbergen Fracture Zone...

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