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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Fargau-Pratjau, Germany

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Fargau-Pratjau...

Fargau-Pratjau is a coastal city in Germany. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 815 people. The water temperature around Fargau-Pratjau varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 2.5°C (36.4°F) in February up to 18.3°C (65°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 Fargau-Pratjau 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 Fargau-Pratjau?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Fargau-Pratjau is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Fargau-Pratjau. A good spot nearby is Dazendorf, which is roughly 20.2km (14.5miles) away from Fargau-Pratjau. Click here to check out more information on Dazendorf and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Fargau-Pratjau are Damp 2000, which is roughly 23.4km (14.5miles) away, and St Peter Ording, located approximately 73.2km (45.4miles) from Fargau-Pratjau.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few other gorgeous beaches near to Fargau-Pratjau. The nearest one is Schönberg Holstein mit Holm-Ostseebad, which is just 4.1km (2.5miles) away from Fargau-Pratjau. Another good beach near Fargau-Pratjau is Heikendorf-Ostseebad, which is 8.9km (5.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Fargau-Pratjau?

The water temperature around Fargau-Pratjau 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 ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to approximately 2°C (36°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Fargau-Pratjau?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. 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. The conditions normally change during summer 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 Fargau-Pratjau: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Fargau-Pratjau...

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