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

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

Bremerhaven is a coastal city in Germany. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 117446 people. The water temperature around Bremerhaven has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.3°C (37.9°F) in February up to 18.3°C (64.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bremerhaven 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 Bremerhaven?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Bremerhaven is approximately:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Bremerhaven. A spot that might be worth checking out is Helgoland, which is just 51.7km (33.2miles) away from Bremerhaven. Click here for directions and for more information on Helgoland and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Bremerhaven are St Peter Ording, which is approximately 53.5km (33.2miles) away, and Norderney, located roughly 59.1km (36.7miles) from Bremerhaven.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are several beaches close to Bremerhaven. The closest one is Wremen, which is 7.3km (4.5miles) away from Bremerhaven. Another beautiful beach near Bremerhaven is Burhave, which is 8.9km (5.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Bremerhaven?

The water temperature around Bremerhaven 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Bremerhaven. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to nearly 3°C (38°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 amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Bremerhaven?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bremerhaven: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bremerhaven...

Do you know what the the city Tacurong in the Philippines, the city Bundoran in the Ireland, and the city Grandola in the Portugal have in common with Bremerhaven? Click on the links to find out...