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

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

Varhaug is a coastal city in Norway. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2484 people. The water temperature around Varhaug has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 3.9°C (39.1°F) in March up to 14.8°C (58.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (48°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Varhaug 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 Varhaug?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters near Varhaug is about:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Varhaug. The nearest one is Brusand, which is only 6.4km (8.1miles) away from Varhaug. Click here for directions and for more information on Brusand and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Varhaug are Bore, which is ca 13.1km (8.1miles) away, and Sele, located approximately 14.1km (8.8miles) from Varhaug.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Varhaug. The closest decent beach is Skallerup Klit, which is more than 173.7km (107.9miles) away from Varhaug. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Skagen Strand, which is ca 189.6km (117.7miles) away from Varhaug.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Varhaug?

The water temperature around Varhaug is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to roughly 4°C (39°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Varhaug?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Varhaug: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Varhaug...

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