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

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

Westerland is a beach in Germany. The water temperature around Westerland changes extremely 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since 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 Westerland?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Westerland is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Westerland. The nearest one is Sylt-Westerland, which is only 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Westerland. Click here for more information on Sylt-Westerland and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Westerland are Brandenburg Sylt, Westerland, which is approximately 0.5km (0.3miles) away, and St Peter Ording, located 42km (26.1miles) from Westerland.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches close by?

There are several gorgeous beaches close to Westerland. The nearest one is Sylt Beach, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Westerland. Another beach near Westerland is Wenningstedt-Nordseebad, which is approximately 1.9km (1.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Westerland?

The sea temperature at 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Westerland. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to approximately 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Westerland?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Westerland: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Westerland...

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