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

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

Schonkirchen is a coastal city in Germany. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 6375 people. The water temperature around Schonkirchen varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 1.8°C (35.2°F) in February up to 17.8°C (64°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Schonkirchen 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 Schonkirchen?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Schonkirchen is approximately:
2°C (36°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Schonkirchen. The next good one is Damp 2000, which is 19.3km (17.1miles) away from Schonkirchen. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Damp 2000 and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Schonkirchen are Dazendorf, which is 27.6km (17.1miles) away, and St Peter Ording, located approximately 65.8km (40.8miles) from Schonkirchen.

Are there beaches close to Schonkirchen?

Yes, there are a few other nice beaches in close proximity to Schonkirchen. The closest one is Heikendorf-Ostseebad, which is just 3.2km (2miles) away from Schonkirchen. Another fun beach near Schonkirchen is Laboe Beach, which is approximately 4.7km (2.9miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Schonkirchen?

The water temperature around Schonkirchen is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°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 diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of 2°C (35°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Schonkirchen?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (35-44°F) during January, February, and March. 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 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Schonkirchen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Schonkirchen...

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