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

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

Mechtersen is a coastal city in Germany. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 682 people. The water temperature around Mechtersen has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 2°C (35.5°F) in February up to 18.3°C (64.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Mechtersen 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 Mechtersen?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Mechtersen is approximately:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Mechtersen. The next good one is Dazendorf, which is just 79km (56.4miles) away from Mechtersen. Click here for directions and for more information on Dazendorf and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Mechtersen are Damp 2000, which is approximately 90.7km (56.4miles) away, and St Peter Ording, located ca 99.8km (62miles) from Mechtersen.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Mechtersen?

No, there are not many beaches near to Mechtersen. A good beach nearby is Travemünde, which is just 52.2km (32.5miles) away from Mechtersen. Another beautiful beach near Mechtersen is Timmendorfer Strand, which is ca 52.5km (32.6miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Mechtersen?

The water temperature around Mechtersen is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Mechtersen. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to roughly 2°C (36°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, 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 recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Mechtersen?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Mechtersen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mechtersen...

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