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

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

Hetlingen is a coastal city in Germany. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the water with a population of 1276 people. The water temperature around Hetlingen changes dramatically year round. 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hetlingen 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 Hetlingen?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Hetlingen is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Hetlingen?

There are not many surf spots close to Hetlingen. A spot that might be worth checking out is St Peter Ording, which is about 64.8km (43.1miles) away from Hetlingen. Click here to check out more information on St Peter Ording and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Hetlingen are Damp 2000, which is roughly 69.4km (43.1miles) away, and Dazendorf, located ca 73.7km (45.8miles) from Hetlingen.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Hetlingen. One beach, which is not too far away, is Otterndorf, which is only 33.2km (20.6miles) away from Hetlingen. Another nice beach near Hetlingen is Friedrichskoog, roughly 41.1km (25.5miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Hetlingen?

The sea temperature around Hetlingen 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Hetlingen. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 2°C (35°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy 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 close to Hetlingen?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Hetlingen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Hetlingen...

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