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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bergen aan zee, Netherlands

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bergen aan zee...

Bergen aan zee is a surf spot in the Netherlands. The water temperature around Bergen aan zee has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 4.2°C (39.5°F) in February up to 18.4°C (65.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bergen aan zee 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 Bergen aan zee?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Bergen aan zee is ca:
13°C (56°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Bergen aan zee. The nearest one is Egmond aan Zee, which is only 2.9km (1.8miles) away from Bergen aan zee. Click here to check out more information on Egmond aan Zee and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Bergen aan zee is Camperduin, which is approximately 5.3km (3.3miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Bergen aan zee. A beach, which is not too far away, is Borkum-Nordseeheilbad, which is almost 105.4km (65.5miles) away from Bergen aan zee. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Juist Beach, which is approximately 120.3km (74.7miles) away from Bergen aan zee.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Bergen aan zee?

The sea temperature at Bergen aan zee 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to approximately 4°C (40°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Bergen aan zee?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (40-49°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bergen aan zee: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bergen aan zee...

Do you know what the the city San Romano in Italy, the geo Moonless Mountains , and the city Driftsethe in Germany have in common with Bergen aan zee? Click on the links to find out...