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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Altenkrempe, Germany

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

Altenkrempe is a coastal city in Germany. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1145 people. The water temperature around Altenkrempe changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 2°C (35.5°F) in February up to 18.3°C (64.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Altenkrempe 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 Altenkrempe?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters around Altenkrempe is ca:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Altenkrempe. The closest decent spot is Dazendorf, which is about 16.8km (27.9miles) away from Altenkrempe. Click here for directions and for more information on Dazendorf and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Altenkrempe are Damp 2000, which is ca 44.9km (27.9miles) away, and Wustrow, located approximately 64.3km (39.9miles) from Altenkrempe.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Altenkrempe?

There are several nice beaches in proximity to Altenkrempe. The closest one is Neustadt in Holstein-Ostseebad, which is 2.3km (1.4miles) away from Altenkrempe. Another beach near Altenkrempe is Sierksdorf-Ostseebad, which is approximately 5.1km (3.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Altenkrempe?

The sea temperature around Altenkrempe is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Altenkrempe. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Altenkrempe?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Altenkrempe: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Altenkrempe...

Do you know what the the city San Pietro in Amantea in Italy, the city Paslek in Poland, and the city Propriano in France have in common with Altenkrempe? Click on the links to find out...