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

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

Horsten is a coastal city in Germany. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 95 people. The water temperature around Horsten varies dramatically year round. 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Horsten 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 Horsten?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Horsten is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Horsten. A spot, which is not too far away, is Damp 2000, which is roughly 30.2km (24.9miles) away from Horsten. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Damp 2000 and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Horsten are St Peter Ording, which is 40.1km (24.9miles) away, and Dazendorf, located ca 54.4km (33.8miles) from Horsten.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Horsten. The next good one is Eckernförde-Ostseebad, which is just 25.9km (16.1miles) away from Horsten. Another good beach near Horsten is Heikendorf-Ostseebad, which is approximately 27.1km (16.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Horsten?

The water temperature around Horsten 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Horsten. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to nearly 2°C (35°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 good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Horsten?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and 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. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Horsten: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Horsten...

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