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

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

Bedum is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 10750 people. The water temperature around Bedum has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.9°C (37.3°F) in February up to 18.7°C (65.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bedum 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 Bedum?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters near Bedum is about:
8°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Bedum. The closest decent spot is Borkum, Nordstrand, which is 21.5km (22.7miles) away from Bedum. Click here for more information on Borkum, Nordstrand and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Bedum are Norderney, which is roughly 36.5km (22.7miles) away, and Vlieland, located 64.1km (39.8miles) from Bedum.

Are there beautiful beaches located close to Bedum?

No, there are not many beaches close to Bedum. A beach that might be worth checking out is Borkum-Nordseeheilbad, which is 19.9km (12.3miles) away from Bedum. Another gorgeous beach near Bedum is Juist Beach, which is 31.1km (19.3miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Bedum?

The water temperature around Bedum 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Bedum. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to roughly 3°C (37°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok 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 advisable to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Bedum?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bedum: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bedum...

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