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

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

Osten is a coastal city in Germany. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 2030 people. The water temperature around Osten has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 3.3°C (37.9°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 (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Osten 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 Osten?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Osten is approximately:
4°C (38°F)

Are there surf spots close to Osten?

There are not too many surf spots close to Osten. A good spot nearby is St Peter Ording, which is about 49.4km (38.5miles) away from Osten. Click here for directions and to check out more information on St Peter Ording and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Osten are Helgoland, which is approximately 62km (38.5miles) away, and Damp 2000, located approximately 69.6km (43.2miles) from Osten.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Osten. A good beach nearby is Otterndorf, which is just 14.5km (9miles) away from Osten. Another nice beach near Osten is Cuxhaven Beach, which is 23.6km (14.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Osten?

The water temperature around Osten 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 2-3mm 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 Osten. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to nearly 3°C (38°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some 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 advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Osten?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Osten: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Osten...

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