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

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

Blokzijl is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1110 people. The water temperature around Blokzijl varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.6°C (38.5°F) in January up to 19.5°C (67.1°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Blokzijl 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 Blokzijl?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Blokzijl is about:
5°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Blokzijl. The next good one is Callantsoog, which is just 53.6km (33.9miles) away from Blokzijl. Click here for directions and for more information on Callantsoog and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Blokzijl are Petten, which is 54.5km (33.9miles) away, and Vlieland, located roughly 54.9km (34.1miles) from Blokzijl.

Are there beaches in proximity to Blokzijl?

There are not many beaches near to Blokzijl. The closest decent beach is Borkum-Nordseeheilbad, which is just 66.1km (41.1miles) away from Blokzijl. Another beach near Blokzijl is Norddeich, which is approximately 78.4km (48.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Blokzijl?

The sea temperature around Blokzijl is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (67°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Blokzijl. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures reach lows of approximately 4°C (38°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Blokzijl?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (38-47°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Blokzijl: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Blokzijl...

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