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

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

Rathjensdorf is a coastal city in Germany. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 496 people. The water temperature around Rathjensdorf varies significantly year round. 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rathjensdorf 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 Rathjensdorf?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Rathjensdorf is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Rathjensdorf. A spot that might be worth checking out is Dazendorf, which is roughly 23.4km (20miles) away from Rathjensdorf. Click here for more information on Dazendorf and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Rathjensdorf are Damp 2000, which is approximately 32.2km (20miles) away, and St Peter Ording, located ca 74.5km (46.3miles) from Rathjensdorf.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other beaches near to Rathjensdorf. The nearest one is Hohwacht Ostsee-Ostseeheilbad, which is only 13.4km (8.3miles) away from Rathjensdorf. Another fun beach near Rathjensdorf is Schönberg Holstein mit Holm-Ostseebad, which is approximately 14.3km (8.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Rathjensdorf?

The water temperature around Rathjensdorf 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 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 scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5/6 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 advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Rathjensdorf?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°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 normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Rathjensdorf: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Rathjensdorf...

Do you know what the the city El Bellote Miguel de la Madrid in Mexico, the geo Blake Plateau , and Day Shoal have in common with Rathjensdorf? Click on the links to find out...