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

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

Buchholz is a coastal city in Germany. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 1128 people. The water temperature around Buchholz changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 2°C (35.5°F) in February up to 18.3°C (64.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Buchholz 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 Buchholz?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Buchholz is ca:
3°C (37°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Buchholz?

There are not many surf spots close to Buchholz. A good spot nearby is St Peter Ording, which is roughly 34.2km (32.5miles) away from Buchholz. Click here for directions and to check out more information on St Peter Ording and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Buchholz are Damp 2000, which is approximately 52.4km (32.5miles) away, and Helgoland, located approximately 54.7km (34miles) from Buchholz.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are some other gorgeous beaches near to Buchholz. The closest one is Friedrichskoog, which is only 13.4km (8.3miles) away from Buchholz. Another beach near Buchholz is Otterndorf, which is approximately 18.2km (11.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Buchholz?

The sea temperature around Buchholz 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of roughly 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Buchholz?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Buchholz: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Buchholz...

Do you know what the the city San Nicola dellAlto in Italy, the city Sant Aniol de Finestres in Spain, and the city Riec-sur-Belon in France have in common with Buchholz? Click on the links to find out...