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

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

Delfzijl is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 28649 people. The water temperature around Delfzijl has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 2.9°C (37.3°F) in February up to 18.7°C (65.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Delfzijl 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 Delfzijl?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Delfzijl is approximately:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Delfzijl. The closest decent spot is Borkum, Nordstrand, which is just 22.4km (17.6miles) away from Delfzijl. Click here for more information on Borkum, Nordstrand and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Delfzijl are Norderney, which is approximately 28.3km (17.6miles) away, and Helgoland, located roughly 71.8km (44.6miles) from Delfzijl.

Are there beaches located close to Delfzijl?

No, there are not many beaches close to Delfzijl. The closest decent beach is Borkum-Nordseeheilbad, which is only 20.3km (12.6miles) away from Delfzijl. Another beautiful beach near Delfzijl is Norddeich, ca 21.8km (13.6miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Delfzijl?

The water temperature around Delfzijl 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to 3°C (37°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Delfzijl?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (37-46°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Delfzijl: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Delfzijl...

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