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

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

Emden is a coastal city in Germany. It is a quite mid-size city close to the water with a population of 51526 people. The water temperature around Emden has significant variability throughout the year. 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Emden 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 Emden?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Emden is about:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots near Emden?

There are not too many surf spots close to Emden. A good spot nearby is Norderney, which is roughly 24.1km (17.8miles) away from Emden. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Norderney and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Emden are Borkum, Nordstrand, which is roughly 28.6km (17.8miles) away, and Helgoland, located ca 63.6km (39.5miles) from Emden.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Emden. The next good one is Norddeich, which is only 17.2km (10.7miles) away from Emden. Another fun beach near Emden is Juist Beach, approximately 23.2km (14.4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Emden?

The water temperature around Emden 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to approximately 3°C (37°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Emden?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit 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. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Emden: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Emden...

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