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

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

Oldenburg is a coastal city in Germany. It is a quite mid-size city close to the water with a population of 159218 people. The water temperature around Oldenburg has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 4°C (39.3°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 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Oldenburg 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 Oldenburg?

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

Are there surf spots near Oldenburg?

There are not too many surf spots close to Oldenburg. The closest decent spot is Norderney, which is about 58.6km (44.8miles) away from Oldenburg. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Norderney and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Oldenburg are Borkum, Nordstrand, which is approximately 72.1km (44.8miles) away, and Helgoland, located 73.5km (45.6miles) from Oldenburg.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Oldenburg. One beach, which is not too far away, is Dangast, which is only 21.5km (13.3miles) away from Oldenburg. Another nice beach near Oldenburg is Tossens, 29.7km (18.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Oldenburg?

The water temperature around Oldenburg 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 people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Oldenburg. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of approximately 4°C (39°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Oldenburg?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Oldenburg: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Oldenburg...

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