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

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

Rostock is a coastal city in Germany. It is a comparatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 198293 people. The water temperature around Rostock has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 1.8°C (35.2°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (48°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rostock 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 Rostock?

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

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Rostock. A good spot nearby is Wustrow, which is just 20.7km (33miles) away from Rostock. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Wustrow and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Rostock are Dazendorf, which is roughly 53.1km (33miles) away, and Damp 2000, located roughly 91.3km (56.7miles) from Rostock.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are other gorgeous beaches close to Rostock. The closest one is Rostock, which is just 1.7km (1.1miles) away from Rostock. Another beautiful beach near Rostock is Warnemünde Beach, which is approximately 5.9km (3.6miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Rostock?

The water temperature around Rostock is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Rostock. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to nearly 2°C (35°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Rostock?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, 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 January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Rostock: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Rostock...

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