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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 coastal city in Germany. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 6965 people. The water temperature around Otterndorf changes dramatically throughout 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 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 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 near Otterndorf?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Otterndorf is approximately:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Otterndorf. A good spot nearby is St Peter Ording, which is about 37.6km (29.7miles) away from Otterndorf. Click here for directions and to check out more information on St Peter Ording and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Otterndorf are Helgoland, which is approximately 47.8km (29.7miles) away, and Damp 2000, located approximately 70.1km (43.6miles) from Otterndorf.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Otterndorf. The closest one is Otterndorf, which is just 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Otterndorf. Another gorgeous beach near Otterndorf is Cuxhaven Beach, which is ca 9.3km (5.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Otterndorf?

The water temperature around 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to nearly 3°C (38°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Otterndorf?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit 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. The conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range 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.

Interesting facts about Otterndorf...

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