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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Amrum Beach, Germany

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Amrum Beach...

Amrum Beach is a beach in Germany. The water temperature around Amrum Beach varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 2.1°C (35.8°F) in February up to 18.8°C (65.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Amrum Beach 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 at Amrum Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Amrum Beach is ca:
4°C (38°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Amrum Beach. The closest one is Sylt-Westerland, which is just 17.2km (10.7miles) away from Amrum Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Sylt-Westerland and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Amrum Beach are Brandenburg Sylt, Westerland, which is ca 17.3km (10.7miles) away, and St Peter Ording, located 25.8km (16miles) from Amrum Beach.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches located close to Amrum Beach?

There are a few nice beaches near to Amrum Beach. The closest one is Amrum Nebel, which is 1.1km (0.7miles) away from Amrum Beach. Another good beach near Amrum Beach is Utersum, which is roughly 4.5km (2.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Amrum Beach?

The sea temperature at Amrum Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to approximately 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required 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 periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Amrum Beach?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Amrum Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Amrum Beach...

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