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

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

Ylivieska is a coastal city in Finland. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 13159 people. The water temperature around Ylivieska has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from -0.2°C (31.6°F) in February up to 13.5°C (56.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 5°C (41°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Ylivieska 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 Ylivieska?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Ylivieska is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Ylivieska. A good spot nearby is Salusand, which is more than 168.7km (104.8miles) away from Ylivieska. Click here for more information on Salusand and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Smitingen, which is approximately 231.3km (143.7miles) away from Ylivieska. Another good surfspot is Smitingen, located 231.3km (143.7miles) from Ylivieska.

Are there nice beaches close to Ylivieska?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Ylivieska. A good beach nearby is Kangasjärvi, which is almost 156.1km (96.9miles) away from Ylivieska. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Ruissalo, which is 265km (164.6miles) away from Ylivieska.

What wetsuit is needed for Ylivieska?

The water temperature around Ylivieska is pretty cold, reaching up to 13°C (56°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 4/3 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 scuba diving around Ylivieska. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to nearly -0°C (32°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Ylivieska?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from -0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during June, July, and August when temperatures reach 8 to 13°C (47-56°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Ylivieska: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ylivieska...

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