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

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

Ellerau is a coastal city in Germany. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5500 people. The water temperature around Ellerau 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ellerau 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 Ellerau?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Ellerau is about:
3°C (37°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Ellerau. The next good one is Damp 2000, which is about 57.9km (36.5miles) away from Ellerau. Click here for directions and for more information on Damp 2000 and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Ellerau are Dazendorf, which is roughly 58.8km (36.5miles) away, and St Peter Ording, located roughly 66.2km (41.1miles) from Ellerau.

Are there beaches in proximity to Ellerau?

There are not many beaches near to Ellerau. One beach, which is not too far away, is Timmendorfer Strand, which is just 38.8km (24.1miles) away from Ellerau. Another beautiful beach near Ellerau is Timmendorfer Strand-Ostseeheilbad, 38.8km (24.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Ellerau?

The sea temperature around Ellerau 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 recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of 2°C (36°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required 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 cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Ellerau?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ellerau: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ellerau...

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