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

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

Garstedt is a coastal city in Germany. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1459 people. The water temperature around Garstedt has a large variability throughout the year. 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Garstedt 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 Garstedt?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Garstedt is approximately:
9°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Garstedt. A spot that might be worth checking out is Dazendorf, which is roughly 81km (55.9miles) away from Garstedt. Click here for more information on Dazendorf and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Garstedt are Damp 2000, which is 90.1km (55.9miles) away, and St Peter Ording, located 95.5km (59.3miles) from Garstedt.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Garstedt. The next good one is Timmendorfer Strand, which is 54.9km (34.1miles) away from Garstedt. Another beach near Garstedt is Timmendorfer Strand-Ostseeheilbad, ca 54.9km (34.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Garstedt?

The water temperature around Garstedt 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 be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Garstedt. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to 2°C (36°F). During this season, a 5/6 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 good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Garstedt?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Garstedt: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Garstedt...

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