Water and sea temperature in Hietaniemi (4th March 2021)
The average sea temperature for Hietaniemi is -1°C today
Average water/sea temperatures this week for Hietaniemi
What wetsuit thickness is needed for Hietaniemi?
The water temperature in Hietaniemi is extremely cold. We highly recommend wearing a 6/5 mm to 6/5/4 mm full sealed and taped suit with boots, gloves and a hood particularly if you plan to be in the water for an extended period of time.
Please note: These are general guidelines based on today's average water temperature of -1°C in Hietaniemi. If there are strong winds, cold air temperatures, you are engaging in activities with less movement or you get cold easily, you may want to consider a thicker wetsuit. consider a thicker wetsuit.
Information about our water / sea temperature data for Hietaniemi
Our measurements for the water temperature in Hietaniemi, Helsinki, Finland are provided by the daily sea surface temperature (SST) satellite readings from NOAA.
Please be aware that our water temperatures are based on open water averages. Actual sea surface water temperatures close to the shore at Hietaniemi can vary by several degrees.
Weather patterns that can increase variation in water temperatures
Heavy rains, locations near river mouths and long periods of strong offshore winds can cause variations in ocean temperatures. Offshore winds cause the colder deep water to replace the surface water which has been warmed by the sun.
Whilst sea temperatures for Hietaniemi are as accurate as current data allows, there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions and variations in sea depth.