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

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

Vihanti is a coastal city in Finland. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 3270 people. The water temperature around Vihanti has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from -0.2°C (31.7°F) in March up to 15°C (59°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 Vihanti 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 Vihanti?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Vihanti is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Vihanti?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Vihanti. A spot that might be worth checking out is Salusand, which is more than 190.4km (118.3miles) away from Vihanti. Click here to check out more information on Salusand and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Smitingen, which is 256.8km (159.5miles) away from Vihanti. Another good surfspot is Smitingen, located 256.8km (159.5miles) from Vihanti.

Are there beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are near to Vihanti. A beach that might be worth checking out is Kangasjärvi, which is 187.2km (116.2miles) away from Vihanti. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Ruissalo, which is 296.1km (183.9miles) away from Vihanti.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Vihanti?

The sea temperature around Vihanti 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 ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Vihanti. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to approximately -0°C (32°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Vihanti?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from -0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures reach 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 Vihanti: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Vihanti...

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