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

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

Rantzau is a coastal city in Germany. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 313 people. The water temperature around Rantzau changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 2°C (35.5°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 (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rantzau 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 Rantzau?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Rantzau is ca:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Rantzau. The next good one is Dazendorf, which is about 18.1km (18.8miles) away from Rantzau. Click here for directions and for more information on Dazendorf and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Rantzau are Damp 2000, which is 30.3km (18.8miles) away, and Wustrow, located 75.6km (47miles) from Rantzau.

Are there white sand beaches close to Rantzau?

There are a few other nice beaches in proximity to Rantzau. The closest one is Hohwacht Ostsee-Ostseeheilbad, which is 7.8km (4.9miles) away from Rantzau. Another beach near Rantzau is Schönberg Holstein mit Holm-Ostseebad, which is ca 11.1km (6.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Rantzau?

The sea temperature around Rantzau 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 Rantzau. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5-6mm 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 cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Rantzau?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Rantzau: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Rantzau...

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