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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Valmiera, Latvia

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

Valmiera is a coastal city in Latvia. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 26963 people. The water temperature around Valmiera changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 0.8°C (33.5°F) in March up to 18.8°C (65.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (47°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Valmiera 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 Valmiera?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Valmiera is about:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Valmiera. A good spot nearby is Vaana, which is more than 136.1km (84.5miles) away from Valmiera. Click here for directions and for more information on Vaana and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Smitingen, which is roughly 421.3km (261.7miles) away from Valmiera. Another fun surfspot is Smitingen, located roughly 421.3km (261.7miles) from Valmiera.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Valmiera. A good beach nearby is Riiska, which is just 36.9km (22.9miles) away from Valmiera. Another good beach near Valmiera is Viljandi, ca 57.4km (35.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Valmiera?

The water temperature around Valmiera is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 1°C (34°F). During this time, 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 fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Valmiera?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (34-43°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Valmiera: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Valmiera...

Do you know what the the city Sharon in the United States, the city Banjar Dauhmarga in the Indonesia, and the city Nongkesan in the Indonesia have in common with Valmiera? Click on the links to find out...