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

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

Grothusenkoog is a coastal city in Germany. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 29 people. The water temperature around Grothusenkoog changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 1.9°C (35.3°F) in January 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 Grothusenkoog 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 Grothusenkoog?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Grothusenkoog is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Grothusenkoog. The next good one is St Peter Ording, which is about 6.5km (21.7miles) away from Grothusenkoog. Click here for directions and for more information on St Peter Ording and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Grothusenkoog are Helgoland, which is ca 35km (21.7miles) away, and Sylt-Westerland, located ca 46km (28.6miles) from Grothusenkoog.

Are there beaches located close to Grothusenkoog?

Yes, there are several nice beaches in proximity to Grothusenkoog. The closest one is St Peter-Ording Beach, which is 4.4km (2.7miles) away from Grothusenkoog. Another gorgeous beach near Grothusenkoog is Sankt Peter-Ording-Nordseeheilbad und Schwefelbad, which is approximately 4.4km (2.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Grothusenkoog?

The water temperature around Grothusenkoog 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Grothusenkoog. However, during winter, temperatures reach lows of nearly 2°C (35°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Grothusenkoog?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Grothusenkoog: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Grothusenkoog...

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