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

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

Hennstedt is a coastal city in Germany. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1852 people. The water temperature around Hennstedt varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 1.8°C (35.2°F) in February up to 17.8°C (64°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 Hennstedt 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 Hennstedt?

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

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Hennstedt. A good spot nearby is St Peter Ording, which is 23km (25.1miles) away from Hennstedt. Click here for directions and to check out more information on St Peter Ording and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Hennstedt are Damp 2000, which is 40.3km (25.1miles) away, and Helgoland, located approximately 51km (31.7miles) from Hennstedt.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Hennstedt. One beach, which is not too far away, is Nordstrand Gemeinde, which is just 17.9km (11.1miles) away from Hennstedt. Another good beach near Hennstedt is St Peter-Ording Beach, which is ca 20.8km (12.9miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Hennstedt?

The water temperature around Hennstedt is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°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 Hennstedt. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures come down to 2°C (35°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Hennstedt?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°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 sea temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Hennstedt: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Hennstedt...

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