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

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

Schalkholz is a coastal city in Germany. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 601 people. The water temperature around Schalkholz varies dramatically year round. 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 Schalkholz 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 Schalkholz?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Schalkholz. A spot that might be worth checking out is St Peter Ording, which is about 28km (23.3miles) away from Schalkholz. Click here for directions and to check out more information on St Peter Ording and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Schalkholz are Damp 2000, which is roughly 37.5km (23.3miles) away, and Helgoland, located roughly 55.6km (34.5miles) from Schalkholz.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Schalkholz. A good beach nearby is Nordstrand Gemeinde, which is only 22.5km (14miles) away from Schalkholz. Another good beach near Schalkholz is Friedrichskoog, which is roughly 23km (14.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Schalkholz?

The water temperature around Schalkholz 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Schalkholz. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 2°C (35°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Schalkholz?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Schalkholz: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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