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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Wyk auf Fohr, Germany

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Wyk auf Fohr...

Wyk auf Fohr is a coastal city in Germany. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 4429 people. The water temperature around Wyk auf Fohr varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 2.1°C (35.8°F) in February up to 18.8°C (65.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Wyk auf Fohr 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 Wyk auf Fohr?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Wyk auf Fohr is about:
10°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Wyk auf Fohr. The nearest one is Sylt-Westerland, which is just 18.6km (11.6miles) away from Wyk auf Fohr. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Sylt-Westerland and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Wyk auf Fohr are Brandenburg Sylt, Westerland, which is approximately 18.6km (11.6miles) away, and St Peter Ording, located 25.4km (15.8miles) from Wyk auf Fohr.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches near to Wyk auf Fohr. The closest one is Wyk auf Föhr, which is only 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Wyk auf Fohr. Another good beach near Wyk auf Fohr is Nieblum, which is roughly 3km (1.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Wyk auf Fohr?

The water temperature around Wyk auf Fohr is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°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 . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to roughly 2°C (36°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, 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 Wyk auf Fohr?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary 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 love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Wyk auf Fohr: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Wyk auf Fohr...

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