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

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

Utsjoki is a coastal city in Finland. It is a comparatively little city close to the water with a population of 1401 people. The water temperature around Utsjoki has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 1.7°C (35°F) in March up to 8.9°C (48°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 6°C (42°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Utsjoki 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 Utsjoki?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Utsjoki is about:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots near Utsjoki?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Utsjoki. A spot, which is not too far away, is Unstad, which is 362.3km (225.1miles) away from Utsjoki. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Unstad and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Smitingen, which is 580.5km (360.6miles) away from Utsjoki. Another fun surfspot is Smitingen, located approximately 580.5km (360.6miles) from Utsjoki.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Utsjoki. A good beach nearby is Kangasjärvi, which is almost 559.2km (347.3miles) away from Utsjoki. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Ruissalo, approximately 675.4km (419.5miles) away from Utsjoki.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Utsjoki?

The water temperature around Utsjoki is very cold, reaching up to 9°C (48°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 2°C (35°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Utsjoki?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 4 to 9°C (39-48°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Utsjoki: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Utsjoki...

Do you know what the the city Kingsford in Australia, the island Bitra in India, and the city Tembilahan in Indonesia have in common with Utsjoki? Click on the links to find out...