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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Timmendorfer Strand, Germany

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Timmendorfer Strand...

Timmendorfer Strand is a beach in Germany. The water temperature around Timmendorfer Strand has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 2°C (35.5°F) in February up to 18.3°C (64.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Timmendorfer Strand 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 Timmendorfer Strand?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Timmendorfer Strand is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Timmendorfer Strand. The closest decent spot is Dazendorf, which is about 26.8km (31.6miles) away from Timmendorfer Strand. Click here for directions and for more information on Dazendorf and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Timmendorfer Strand are Damp 2000, which is roughly 50.9km (31.6miles) away, and Wustrow, located roughly 69.3km (43.1miles) from Timmendorfer Strand.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches close to Timmendorfer Strand?

There are a few other nice beaches in proximity to Timmendorfer Strand. The closest one is Timmendorfer Strand-Ostseeheilbad, which is 0km (0miles) away from Timmendorfer Strand. Another beautiful beach near Timmendorfer Strand is Niendorf, which is ca 2km (1.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Timmendorfer Strand?

The sea temperature at Timmendorfer Strand 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 people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine 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 have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Timmendorfer Strand?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°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. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September 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 Timmendorfer Strand: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Timmendorfer Strand...

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