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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sylt-Westerland, Germany

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sylt-Westerland...

Sylt-Westerland is a surf spot in Germany. The water temperature around Sylt-Westerland changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.5°C (36.5°F) in February up to 18.5°C (65.3°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since Sylt-Westerland 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 Sylt-Westerland?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Sylt-Westerland is approximately:
14°C (58°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Sylt-Westerland. The closest one is Brandenburg Sylt, Westerland, which is 0km (0miles) away from Sylt-Westerland. Click here for directions and for more information on Brandenburg Sylt, Westerland and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Sylt-Westerland is St Peter Ording, which is roughly 42.4km (26.3miles) away.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Sylt-Westerland?

Yes, there are other nice beaches in close proximity to Sylt-Westerland. The closest one is Westerland, which is 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Sylt-Westerland. Another beach near Sylt-Westerland is Sylt Beach, which is roughly 0.8km (0.5miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Sylt-Westerland?

The water temperature at Sylt-Westerland is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to 3°C (37°F). During these months, 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 people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sylt-Westerland?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sylt-Westerland: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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