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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Aalburg, Netherlands

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

Aalburg is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 5788 people. The water temperature around Aalburg has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4°C (39.3°F) in February up to 18.9°C (66°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Aalburg 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 Aalburg?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Aalburg is approximately:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots close to Aalburg?

There are not too many surf spots close to Aalburg. A spot, which is not too far away, is Wassenaar, which is just 43.6km (27.3miles) away from Aalburg. Click here for more information on Wassenaar and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Aalburg are Scheveningen Pier, which is ca 43.9km (27.3miles) away, and Scheveningen, located approximately 44.1km (27.4miles) from Aalburg.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Aalburg. A good beach nearby is Bredene, which is more than 100.1km (62.2miles) away from Aalburg. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Ostend, which is ca 102.4km (63.6miles) away from Aalburg.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Aalburg?

The water temperature around Aalburg 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 be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of roughly 4°C (39°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Aalburg?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Aalburg: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Aalburg...

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