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

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

Ritzerau is a coastal city in Germany. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 316 people. The water temperature around Ritzerau changes extremely 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 Ritzerau 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 Ritzerau?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters around Ritzerau is ca:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Ritzerau. A spot that might be worth checking out is Dazendorf, which is 50.7km (41.7miles) away from Ritzerau. Click here for more information on Dazendorf and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Ritzerau are Damp 2000, which is approximately 67.1km (41.7miles) away, and Wustrow, located roughly 87.2km (54.2miles) from Ritzerau.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Ritzerau. A beach that might be worth checking out is Travemünde, which is 24.1km (14.9miles) away from Ritzerau. Another gorgeous beach near Ritzerau is Timmendorfer Strand, ca 24.1km (15miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ritzerau?

The sea temperature around Ritzerau 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 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, temperatures reach lows of approximately 2°C (36°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Ritzerau?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 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 Ritzerau: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ritzerau...

Do you know what the the island Schiermonnikoog in the Netherlands, the city Rosarno in the Italy, and the city Telchac Pueblo in the Mexico have in common with Ritzerau? Click on the links to find out...