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

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

Itzehoe is a coastal city in Germany. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 33047 people. The water temperature around Itzehoe varies significantly 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Itzehoe 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 Itzehoe?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Itzehoe is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Itzehoe. The next good one is St Peter Ording, which is roughly 46.2km (31.3miles) away from Itzehoe. Click here for directions and to check out more information on St Peter Ording and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Itzehoe are Damp 2000, which is 50.3km (31.3miles) away, and Dazendorf, located roughly 64.4km (40miles) from Itzehoe.

Are there nice beaches located close to Itzehoe?

No, there are not many beaches near to Itzehoe. The closest decent beach is Friedrichskoog, which is only 25.9km (16.1miles) away from Itzehoe. Another good beach near Itzehoe is Otterndorf, which is 26.4km (16.4miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Itzehoe?

The water temperature around Itzehoe 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required 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 Itzehoe. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures come down to 2°C (35°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people 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 better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Itzehoe?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. 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 that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Itzehoe: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Itzehoe...

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