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

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

Borkum is a coastal city in Germany. It is a comparatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5186 people. The water temperature around Borkum changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 2.9°C (37.3°F) in February up to 18.7°C (65.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Borkum 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 Borkum?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters close to Borkum is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Borkum. The closest decent spot is Borkum, Nordstrand, which is 2.9km (13.2miles) away from Borkum. Click here for more information on Borkum, Nordstrand and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Borkum are Norderney, which is approximately 21.2km (13.2miles) away, and Helgoland, located 64.9km (40.3miles) from Borkum.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are other beautiful beaches in close proximity to Borkum. The nearest one is Borkum-Nordseeheilbad, which is only 0.8km (0.5miles) away from Borkum. Another gorgeous beach near Borkum is Juist Beach, which is ca 14.7km (9.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Borkum?

The water temperature around Borkum 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 recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Borkum. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts 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 scuba diving and fishing near Borkum?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Borkum: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Borkum...

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