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

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

Viljakkala is a coastal city in Finland. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 2125 people. The water temperature around Viljakkala varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 0.1°C (32.1°F) in February up to 16.4°C (61.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 7°C (44°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Viljakkala 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 Viljakkala?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Viljakkala is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Viljakkala?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Viljakkala. The closest decent spot is Yyteri, which is 58.3km (36.2miles) away from Viljakkala. Click here to check out more information on Yyteri and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Salusand, which is roughly 172.9km (107.4miles) away from Viljakkala. Another good surfspot is Salusand, located roughly 172.9km (107.4miles) from Viljakkala.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Viljakkala. The closest decent beach is Kangasjärvi, which is 51.6km (32.1miles) away from Viljakkala. Another beach near Viljakkala is Ruissalo, which is approximately 95.6km (59.4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Viljakkala?

The sea temperature around Viljakkala is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Viljakkala. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 0°C (32°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people 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 bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Viljakkala?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (53-62°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Viljakkala: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Viljakkala...

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