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

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

Baltrum is a coastal city in Germany. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 465 people. The water temperature around Baltrum changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 4°C (39.2°F) in February up to 17.5°C (63.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Baltrum 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 Baltrum?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Baltrum is ca:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Baltrum?

There are not many surf spots close to Baltrum. A spot, which is not too far away, is Norderney, which is just 8.6km (19.1miles) away from Baltrum. Click here for directions and for more information on Norderney and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Baltrum are Borkum, Nordstrand, which is ca 30.8km (19.1miles) away, and Helgoland, located approximately 38.5km (23.9miles) from Baltrum.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are several other gorgeous beaches close to Baltrum. The closest one is Baltrum-Nordseeheilbad, which is 0.4km (0.2miles) away from Baltrum. Another gorgeous beach near Baltrum is Langeoog, which is ca 5.2km (3.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Baltrum?

The sea temperature around Baltrum is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required 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 . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to nearly 4°C (39°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy 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 close to Baltrum?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Baltrum: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Baltrum...

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