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

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

St Peter Ording is a surf spot in Germany. The water temperature around St Peter Ording varies significantly year round. 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since St 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 at St Peter Ording?

The current water temperature in the month of December at St Peter Ording is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to St Peter Ording. A spot that might be worth checking out is Helgoland, which is only 29.3km (18.2miles) away from St Peter Ording. Click here to check out more information on Helgoland and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near St Peter Ording is Sylt-Westerland, which is roughly 42.4km (26.3miles) away.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other beaches in proximity to St Peter Ording. The nearest one is St Peter-Ording Beach, which is just 2.4km (1.5miles) away from St Peter Ording. Another good beach near St Peter Ording is Sankt Peter-Ording-Nordseeheilbad und Schwefelbad, which is 2.4km (1.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for St Peter Ording?

The water temperature at St 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 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 at St Peter Ording. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, 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 carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

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

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°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 typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to St Peter Ording: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about St Peter Ording...

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