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

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

Vadso is a coastal city in Norway. It is a comparatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5139 people. The water temperature around Vadso changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 1.7°C (35°F) in March up to 10.1°C (50.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 5°C (42°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Vadso 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 Vadso?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Vadso is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Vadso. A good spot nearby is Unstad, which is almost 432.2km (268.4miles) away from Vadso. Click here for more information on Unstad and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Smitingen, which is approximately 636.9km (395.6miles) away from Vadso. Another good surfspot is Smitingen, located ca 636.9km (395.6miles) from Vadso.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Vadso. A beach, which is not too far away, is Kangasjärvi, which is almost 601km (373.3miles) away from Vadso. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Hietaniemi beach, which is ca 704km (437.3miles) away from Vadso.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Vadso?

The water temperature around Vadso is very cold, reaching up to 10°C (50°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Vadso. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to nearly 2°C (35°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 amounts of time . For very cold 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 near Vadso?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Vadso: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Vadso...

Do you know what the Alida Reef , Piramides Pueblo Blanco Apartamentos , and the city Schwerin in Germany have in common with Vadso? Click on the links to find out...