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

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

Handorf is a coastal city in Germany. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 2063 people. The water temperature around Handorf varies extremely year round. 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Handorf 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 Handorf?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Handorf is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Handorf. The closest decent spot is Dazendorf, which is about 74.2km (53.6miles) away from Handorf. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Dazendorf and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Handorf are Damp 2000, which is 86.4km (53.6miles) away, and St Peter Ording, located 97.5km (60.5miles) from Handorf.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Handorf?

There are not many beaches close to Handorf. A good beach nearby is Travemünde, which is just 47.5km (29.5miles) away from Handorf. Another nice beach near Handorf is Timmendorfer Strand, which is ca 47.7km (29.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Handorf?

The sea temperature around Handorf 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 might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Handorf. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5/6 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 amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Handorf?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. 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 usually change during summer when water temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Handorf: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Handorf...

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