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

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

Rastow is a coastal city in Germany. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1618 people. The water temperature around Rastow changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 1.8°C (35.3°F) in February up to 18°C (64.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rastow 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 Rastow?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Rastow is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Rastow. A good spot nearby is Dazendorf, which is about 66.6km (45.2miles) away from Rastow. Click here for more information on Dazendorf and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Rastow are Wustrow, which is ca 72.8km (45.2miles) away, and Damp 2000, located roughly 96.1km (59.7miles) from Rastow.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Rastow. One beach, which is not too far away, is Insel Poel-Ostseebad, which is 37.4km (23.2miles) away from Rastow. Another beautiful beach near Rastow is Boltenhagen Beach, 37.6km (23.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Rastow?

The water temperature around Rastow is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°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 a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to roughly 2°C (35°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Rastow?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Rastow: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Rastow...

Do you know what the the city Aneho in Togo, the geo Auriga Seamount , and the city Lavinaio-Monterosso in Italy have in common with Rastow? Click on the links to find out...