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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Osterholz-Scharmbeck, Germany

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Osterholz-Scharmbeck...

Osterholz-Scharmbeck is a coastal city in Germany. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 31405 people. The water temperature around Osterholz-Scharmbeck varies dramatically during the year. 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Osterholz-Scharmbeck 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 Osterholz-Scharmbeck?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters near Osterholz-Scharmbeck is about:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Osterholz-Scharmbeck. The next good one is Norderney, which is about 75km (46.9miles) away from Osterholz-Scharmbeck. Click here for more information on Norderney and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Osterholz-Scharmbeck are Helgoland, which is roughly 75.5km (46.9miles) away, and St Peter Ording, located 76.2km (47.4miles) from Osterholz-Scharmbeck.

Are there beautiful beaches located close to Osterholz-Scharmbeck?

No, there are not many beaches near to Osterholz-Scharmbeck. A good beach nearby is Burhave, which is only 29.9km (18.5miles) away from Osterholz-Scharmbeck. Another beautiful beach near Osterholz-Scharmbeck is Wremen, which is approximately 31.4km (19.5miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Osterholz-Scharmbeck?

The water temperature around Osterholz-Scharmbeck 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 recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Osterholz-Scharmbeck. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to approximately 3°C (38°F). During these months, 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 good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold 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 Osterholz-Scharmbeck?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Osterholz-Scharmbeck: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Osterholz-Scharmbeck...

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