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

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

Otterndorf is a beach in Germany. The water temperature around Otterndorf changes extremely 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Otterndorf 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 at Otterndorf?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Otterndorf is ca:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Otterndorf. The closest decent spot is St Peter Ording, which is roughly 37.6km (29.6miles) away from Otterndorf. Click here for more information on St Peter Ording and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Otterndorf are Helgoland, which is approximately 47.7km (29.6miles) away, and Damp 2000, located approximately 70.2km (43.6miles) from Otterndorf.

Are there any other white sand beaches in proximity to Otterndorf?

There are other nice beaches near to Otterndorf. The nearest one is Cuxhaven Beach, which is 9.2km (5.7miles) away from Otterndorf. Another beach near Otterndorf is Duhnen, which is ca 11.6km (7.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Otterndorf?

The sea temperature at Otterndorf 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 a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Otterndorf. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Otterndorf?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. 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. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Otterndorf: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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