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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near De Bilt, Netherlands

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about De Bilt...

De Bilt is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 42111 people. The water temperature around De Bilt has a large variability throughout the year. 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 De Bilt 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 De Bilt?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters close to De Bilt is approximately:
7°C (44°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to De Bilt. A spot that might be worth checking out is Langevelderslag, which is roughly 32.7km (20.5miles) away from De Bilt. Click here for directions and for more information on Langevelderslag and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near De Bilt are Zandvoort, which is roughly 33.1km (20.5miles) away, and Noordwijk, located ca 33.1km (20.5miles) from De Bilt.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are close to De Bilt. A beach that might be worth checking out is Bredene, which is 113.1km (70.2miles) away from De Bilt. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Ostend, which is 115.4km (71.7miles) away from De Bilt.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for De Bilt?

The water temperature around De Bilt 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 more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to nearly 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 more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts 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 scuba diving and fishing near De Bilt?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to De Bilt: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about De Bilt...

Do you know what the the city Kibi in Ghana, the city Arrigorriaga in Spain, and the island Spectacle in United States have in common with De Bilt? Click on the links to find out...