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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Steinkjer, Norway

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

Steinkjer is a coastal city in Norway. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 20000 people. The water temperature around Steinkjer varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.2°C (39.6°F) in February up to 13.9°C (57°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Steinkjer 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 Steinkjer?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Steinkjer is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Steinkjer?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Steinkjer. A spot that might be worth checking out is Farstadstranda-Farstad, which is almost 153.9km (95.6miles) away from Steinkjer. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Farstadstranda-Farstad and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Alnes Lighthouse Godoy, which is approximately 205.6km (127.7miles) away from Steinkjer. Another fun surfspot is Alnes Lighthouse Godoy, located ca 205.6km (127.7miles) from Steinkjer.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located near to Steinkjer. A beach that might be worth checking out is Kangasjärvi, which is more than 362.4km (225.1miles) away from Steinkjer. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Skagen Strand, which is ca 436.5km (271.1miles) away from Steinkjer.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Steinkjer?

The sea temperature around Steinkjer is pretty cold, reaching up to 14°C (57°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Steinkjer. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to 4°C (40°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Steinkjer?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (40-49°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during June, July, and August when temperatures range from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Steinkjer: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Steinkjer...

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