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

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

Rethwisch is a coastal city in Germany. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 631 people. The water temperature around Rethwisch changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 1.9°C (35.3°F) in January up to 18.7°C (65.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rethwisch 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 Rethwisch?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Rethwisch is about:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Rethwisch. The closest decent spot is St Peter Ording, which is about 51.2km (32.7miles) away from Rethwisch. Click here for directions and to check out more information on St Peter Ording and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Rethwisch are Damp 2000, which is 52.6km (32.7miles) away, and Dazendorf, located ca 63.4km (39.4miles) from Rethwisch.

Are there beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Rethwisch. One beach, which is not too far away, is Otterndorf, which is just 28.9km (18miles) away from Rethwisch. Another good beach near Rethwisch is Friedrichskoog, ca 30.3km (18.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Rethwisch?

The sea temperature around Rethwisch is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 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 scuba diving . However, during winter, water temperatures come down to nearly 2°C (35°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Rethwisch?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Rethwisch: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Rethwisch...

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