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

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

Steinsdalen is a coastal city in Norway. The water temperature around Steinsdalen has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 4.9°C (40.9°F) in March up to 13.9°C (57°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 8°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Steinsdalen 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 Steinsdalen?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Steinsdalen is about:
11°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Steinsdalen. A spot that might be worth checking out is Farstadstranda-Farstad, which is more than 139.3km (86.5miles) away from Steinsdalen. Click here for directions and for more information on Farstadstranda-Farstad and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Alnes Lighthouse Godoy, which is ca 191.6km (119miles) away from Steinsdalen. Another surfspot is Alnes Lighthouse Godoy, located roughly 191.6km (119miles) from Steinsdalen.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are near to Steinsdalen. A good beach nearby is Kangasjärvi, which is 399km (247.9miles) away from Steinsdalen. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Skagen Strand, roughly 454.6km (282.4miles) away from Steinsdalen.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Steinsdalen?

The water temperature around Steinsdalen 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 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, 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 have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Steinsdalen?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during June, July, and August when water temperatures reach 9 to 14°C (48-57°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Steinsdalen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Steinsdalen...

Do you know what the the city Raleigh Hills in the United States, the city Dembeni in the Mayotte, and Gramberg Seamount have in common with Steinsdalen? Click on the links to find out...