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

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

Sophienhamm is a coastal city in Germany. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 354 people. The water temperature around Sophienhamm changes extremely throughout the year. 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sophienhamm 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 Sophienhamm?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Sophienhamm is about:
2°C (36°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Sophienhamm. A spot, which is not too far away, is Damp 2000, which is just 30.7km (21.7miles) away from Sophienhamm. Click here to check out more information on Damp 2000 and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Sophienhamm are St Peter Ording, which is 35km (21.7miles) away, and Dazendorf, located approximately 58.6km (36.4miles) from Sophienhamm.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Sophienhamm. The closest decent beach is Nordstrand Gemeinde, which is 27.2km (16.9miles) away from Sophienhamm. Another fun beach near Sophienhamm is Eckernförde-Ostseebad, roughly 27.8km (17.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Sophienhamm?

The water temperature around Sophienhamm 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Sophienhamm. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 2°C (35°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, 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 recommended to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sophienhamm?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. 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. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sophienhamm: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sophienhamm...

Do you know what the the city Canda in Italy, the city Ars-en-Re in France, and the city Middletown in United States have in common with Sophienhamm? Click on the links to find out...