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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sankt Peter-Ording, Germany

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sankt Peter-Ording...

Sankt Peter-Ording is a coastal city in Germany. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 4092 people. The water temperature around Sankt Peter-Ording changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.3°C (36.1°F) in February up to 18.8°C (65.9°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Sankt Peter-Ording 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 Sankt Peter-Ording?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Sankt Peter-Ording is about:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots near Sankt Peter-Ording?

There are not too many surf spots close to Sankt Peter-Ording. A good spot nearby is St Peter Ording, which is roughly 2.1km (18.7miles) away from Sankt Peter-Ording. Click here for more information on St Peter Ording and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Sankt Peter-Ording are Helgoland, which is ca 30km (18.7miles) away, and Sylt-Westerland, located 44.4km (27.6miles) from Sankt Peter-Ording.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are several other gorgeous beaches near to Sankt Peter-Ording. The nearest one is St Peter-Ording Beach, which is 0.8km (0.5miles) away from Sankt Peter-Ording. Another gorgeous beach near Sankt Peter-Ording is Sankt Peter-Ording-Nordseeheilbad und Schwefelbad, which is ca 0.8km (0.5miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Sankt Peter-Ording?

The water temperature around Sankt Peter-Ording is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures come down to nearly 2°C (36°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Sankt Peter-Ording?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change 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 love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when sea 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 Sankt Peter-Ording: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sankt Peter-Ording...

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