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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gross Meckelsen, Germany

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Gross Meckelsen...

Gross Meckelsen is a coastal city in Germany. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 503 people. The water temperature around Gross Meckelsen has significant variability during the year. 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Gross Meckelsen 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 Gross Meckelsen?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Gross Meckelsen is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Gross Meckelsen. A good spot nearby is St Peter Ording, which is about 79.7km (54.8miles) away from Gross Meckelsen. Click here for directions and to check out more information on St Peter Ording and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Gross Meckelsen are Helgoland, which is ca 88.2km (54.8miles) away, and Damp 2000, located 92.9km (57.7miles) from Gross Meckelsen.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Gross Meckelsen. One beach, which is not too far away, is Otterndorf, which is just 42.7km (26.5miles) away from Gross Meckelsen. Another good beach near Gross Meckelsen is Wremen, which is 46km (28.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Gross Meckelsen?

The sea temperature around Gross Meckelsen 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 feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Gross Meckelsen. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to nearly 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Gross Meckelsen?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Gross Meckelsen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Gross Meckelsen...

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