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

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

Tau is a coastal city in Norway. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2548 people. The water temperature around Tau varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.5°C (40.2°F) in March up to 15.4°C (59.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Tau 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 Tau?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Tau is ca:
10°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Tau. A good spot nearby is Hellesto, which is just 19.9km (12.9miles) away from Tau. Click here for more information on Hellesto and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Tau are Bybergsanden, which is ca 20.7km (12.9miles) away, and Reve Havn, located 21.7km (13.5miles) from Tau.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Tau. A good beach nearby is Skallerup Klit, which is more than 181.6km (112.8miles) away from Tau. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Skagen Strand, ca 193.2km (120miles) away from Tau.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Tau?

The sea temperature around Tau is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (60°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Tau. However, during early spring, temperatures drop down to nearly 5°C (40°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Tau?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (40-49°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (51-60°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Tau: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Tau...

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