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

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

Doorwerth is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 4912 people. The water temperature around Doorwerth has significant variability year round. 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 Doorwerth 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 Doorwerth?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Doorwerth is approximately:
11°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close to Doorwerth?

There are not too many surf spots close to Doorwerth. A good spot nearby is Zandvoort, which is just 60.1km (37.4miles) away from Doorwerth. Click here for directions and for more information on Zandvoort and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Doorwerth are Langevelderslag, which is ca 60.2km (37.4miles) away, and Noordwijk, located approximately 60.7km (37.7miles) from Doorwerth.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Doorwerth. One that might be worth checking out is Borkum-Nordseeheilbad, which is more than 116.7km (72.5miles) away from Doorwerth. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Norddeich, roughly 125.9km (78.2miles) away from Doorwerth.

What wetsuit is needed for Doorwerth?

The water temperature around Doorwerth 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 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 diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 5°C (41°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Doorwerth?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Doorwerth: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Doorwerth...

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