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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Zapolyarnyy, Russia

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

Zapolyarnyy is a coastal city in Russia. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 17789 people. The water temperature around Zapolyarnyy varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 1.1°C (34°F) in March up to 8.6°C (47.5°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Zapolyarnyy 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 Zapolyarnyy?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Zapolyarnyy is approximately:
3°C (38°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Zapolyarnyy. A spot, which is not too far away, is Unstad, which is almost 448.1km (278.3miles) away from Zapolyarnyy. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Unstad and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Smitingen, which is approximately 622.2km (386.4miles) away from Zapolyarnyy. Another good surfspot is Smitingen, located ca 622.2km (386.4miles) from Zapolyarnyy.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Zapolyarnyy. The next good one is Kangasjärvi, which is almost 576.2km (357.9miles) away from Zapolyarnyy. If you have some extra time, you can also try Hietaniemi beach, which is ca 670.1km (416.2miles) away from Zapolyarnyy.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Zapolyarnyy?

The water temperature around Zapolyarnyy is very cold, reaching up to 9°C (48°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Zapolyarnyy. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures reach lows of 1°C (34°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Zapolyarnyy?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (34-43°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod.

Directions to Zapolyarnyy: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Zapolyarnyy...

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