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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Viking Bank

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Viking Bank...

Viking Bank is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Viking Bank varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.1°C (44.7°F) in March up to 13.5°C (56.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Viking Bank 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 Viking Bank?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Viking Bank is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Viking Bank. A good spot nearby is Hoddevik, which is more than 135.2km (83.9miles) away from Viking Bank. Click here for directions and for more information on Hoddevik and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Hellesto, which is ca 160.4km (99.6miles) away from Viking Bank. Another surfspot is Hellesto, located ca 160.4km (99.6miles) from Viking Bank.

Are there beautiful beaches close to Viking Bank?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Viking Bank. One that might be worth checking out is Thurso, which is 259.3km (161.1miles) away from Viking Bank. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Skallerup Klit, ca 343.9km (213.6miles) away from Viking Bank.

What wetsuit is needed for Viking Bank?

The water temperature at Viking Bank is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, temperatures come down to 7°C (45°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Viking Bank?

Due to relatively large 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 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Viking Bank: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Viking Bank...

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