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

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

Helmstorf is a coastal city in Germany. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 335 people. The water temperature around Helmstorf changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 1°C (33.7°F) in February up to 19°C (66.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Helmstorf 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 Helmstorf?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters close to Helmstorf is approximately:
5°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Helmstorf. A spot, which is not too far away, is Dazendorf, which is roughly 14.1km (19.3miles) away from Helmstorf. Click here for more information on Dazendorf and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Helmstorf are Damp 2000, which is ca 31km (19.3miles) away, and Wustrow, located roughly 72.1km (44.8miles) from Helmstorf.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches near to Helmstorf. The nearest one is Hohwacht Ostsee-Ostseeheilbad, which is only 3.8km (2.3miles) away from Helmstorf. Another gorgeous beach near Helmstorf is Weißenhäuser Strand, which is 8.1km (5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Helmstorf?

The water temperature around Helmstorf 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Helmstorf. However, during late winter, temperatures come down to nearly 1°C (34°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very good 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 Helmstorf?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 1 to 6°C (34-43°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Helmstorf: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Helmstorf...

Do you know what the the city Dygowo in Poland, the geo Dampier Seamount , and the city Kallaste in Estonia have in common with Helmstorf? Click on the links to find out...