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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bad Doberan, Germany

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bad Doberan...

Bad Doberan is a coastal city in Germany. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 11559 people. The water temperature around Bad Doberan varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 1.7°C (35.1°F) in February up to 17.6°C (63.7°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (48°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Bad Doberan 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 Bad Doberan?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Bad Doberan is approximately:
9°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots close to Bad Doberan?

There are not too many surf spots close to Bad Doberan. The next good one is Wustrow, which is roughly 25.8km (27.1miles) away from Bad Doberan. Click here to check out more information on Wustrow and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Bad Doberan are Dazendorf, which is ca 43.7km (27.1miles) away, and Damp 2000, located roughly 81.9km (50.9miles) from Bad Doberan.

Are there beaches near Bad Doberan?

Yes, there are some other nice beaches near to Bad Doberan. The nearest one is Heiligendamm Beach, which is only 3.4km (2.1miles) away from Bad Doberan. Another good beach near Bad Doberan is Heiligendamm, which is roughly 3.4km (2.1miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Bad Doberan?

The water temperature around Bad Doberan is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 2°C (35°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 cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Bad Doberan?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during June, July, and August when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bad Doberan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bad Doberan...

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