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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cuxhaven Beach, Germany

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cuxhaven Beach...

Cuxhaven Beach is a beach in Germany. The water temperature around Cuxhaven Beach changes extremely year round. 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 Cuxhaven Beach 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 at Cuxhaven Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Cuxhaven Beach is approximately:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots close to Cuxhaven Beach?

There are not too many surf spots close to Cuxhaven Beach. A good spot nearby is St Peter Ording, which is just 32.3km (24miles) away from Cuxhaven Beach. Click here for more information on St Peter Ording and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Cuxhaven Beach are Helgoland, which is approximately 38.7km (24miles) away, and Norderney, located approximately 63.3km (39.3miles) from Cuxhaven Beach.

Are there any other beaches close by?

Yes, there are some beautiful beaches close to Cuxhaven Beach. The nearest one is Duhnen, which is only 2.5km (1.6miles) away from Cuxhaven Beach. Another beach near Cuxhaven Beach is Cuxhaven-Nordseeheilbad, which is approximately 2.6km (1.6miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Cuxhaven Beach?

The water temperature at Cuxhaven Beach 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required 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 at Cuxhaven Beach. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to nearly 3°C (38°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Cuxhaven Beach?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°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 usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Cuxhaven Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Cuxhaven Beach...

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