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

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

Bennekom is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 14810 people. The water temperature around Bennekom changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.6°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 (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bennekom 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 Bennekom?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters close to Bennekom is approximately:
5°C (41°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Bennekom. A spot that might be worth checking out is Langevelderslag, which is just 55km (34.2miles) away from Bennekom. Click here for directions and for more information on Langevelderslag and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Bennekom are Zandvoort, which is 55km (34.2miles) away, and Noordwijk, located roughly 55.4km (34.4miles) from Bennekom.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Bennekom. The closest decent beach is Borkum-Nordseeheilbad, which is 117km (72.7miles) away from Bennekom. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Norddeich, which is roughly 127km (78.9miles) away from Bennekom.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Bennekom?

The water temperature around Bennekom 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 might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to nearly 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5-6mm 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 fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Bennekom?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°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 summer when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bennekom: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bennekom...

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