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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bergen op Zoom...

Bergen op Zoom is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a quite mid-size city close to the water with a population of 66256 people. The water temperature around Bergen op Zoom varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.7°F) in February up to 19.4°C (67°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bergen op Zoom 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 Bergen op Zoom?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Bergen op Zoom is about:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Bergen op Zoom?

There are not many surf spots close to Bergen op Zoom. The closest decent spot is Windorgel-Vlissingen, which is 32km (20.7miles) away from Bergen op Zoom. Click here for directions and for more information on Windorgel-Vlissingen and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Bergen op Zoom are Maasvlakte, which is roughly 33.3km (20.7miles) away, and Hoek van Holland, located roughly 35km (21.7miles) from Bergen op Zoom.

Are there gorgeous beaches near Bergen op Zoom?

There are not too many beaches close to Bergen op Zoom. A beach that might be worth checking out is Bredene, which is just 59.8km (37.2miles) away from Bergen op Zoom. Another gorgeous beach near Bergen op Zoom is Ostend, which is 62.1km (38.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Bergen op Zoom?

The sea temperature around Bergen op Zoom is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°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 more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to approximately 5°C (41°F). In this season, 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 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 carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Bergen op Zoom?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bergen op Zoom: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bergen op Zoom...

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