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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Vara, Sweden

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

Vara is a coastal city in Sweden. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 3779 people. The water temperature around Vara varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 1.7°C (35°F) in February up to 18.7°C (65.7°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Vara 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 Vara?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Vara is approximately:
3°C (37°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Vara. A good spot nearby is Saltstein, which is 120.6km (74.9miles) away from Vara. Click here to check out more information on Saltstein and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Gilleleje havn, which is roughly 149.5km (92.8miles) away from Vara. Another surfspot is Gilleleje havn, located 149.5km (92.8miles) from Vara.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Vara. A beach that might be worth checking out is Skagen Strand, which is almost 97.7km (60.7miles) away from Vara. If you have some extra time, you can also try Vestero Strand, 102.2km (63.5miles) away from Vara.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Vara?

The water temperature around Vara is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to 2°C (35°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts 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 Vara?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Vara: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Vara...

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