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

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

Drimmelen is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 26580 people. The water temperature around Drimmelen varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 4°C (39.3°F) in February up to 18.3°C (65°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Drimmelen 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 Drimmelen?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters near Drimmelen is about:
7°C (44°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Drimmelen. The closest decent spot is Ter Heijde, which is about 35.2km (21.9miles) away from Drimmelen. Click here to check out more information on Ter Heijde and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Drimmelen are Kijkduin, which is approximately 35.3km (21.9miles) away, and Hoek van Holland, located roughly 35.6km (22.1miles) from Drimmelen.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Drimmelen?

There are not many beaches close to Drimmelen. One beach, which is not too far away, is Bredene, which is 85.7km (53.2miles) away from Drimmelen. Another good beach near Drimmelen is Ostend, which is 88km (54.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Drimmelen?

The sea temperature around Drimmelen is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Drimmelen. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to nearly 4°C (39°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Drimmelen?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Drimmelen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Drimmelen...

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