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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Tornio, Finland

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

Tornio is a coastal city in Finland. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 21236 people. The water temperature around Tornio has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from -0°C (32°F) in January up to 17.3°C (63.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 6°C (43°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Tornio 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 Tornio?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Tornio is approximately:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Tornio. A spot that might be worth checking out is Salusand, which is almost 223.5km (138.8miles) away from Tornio. Click here for more information on Salusand and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Yyteri, which is roughly 308.5km (191.6miles) away from Tornio. Another surfspot is Yyteri, located 308.5km (191.6miles) from Tornio.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Tornio. The closest decent beach is Kangasjärvi, which is almost 263.8km (163.9miles) away from Tornio. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Ruissalo, 380.2km (236.2miles) away from Tornio.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Tornio?

The water temperature around Tornio is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Tornio. Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures reach lows of nearly -0°C (32°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some 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 recommended to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Tornio?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from -0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Tornio: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Tornio...

Do you know what the the city Jozini in South Africa, the city SantAntimo in Italy, and Vulkanolog Guyot have in common with Tornio? Click on the links to find out...