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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Egmond aan Zee...

Egmond aan Zee is a surf spot in the Netherlands. The water temperature around Egmond aan Zee changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 4.2°C (39.5°F) in February up to 18.4°C (65.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Egmond aan Zee 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 at Egmond aan Zee?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Egmond aan Zee is ca:
11°C (51°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Egmond aan Zee?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Egmond aan Zee. The closest one is Bergen aan zee, which is only 2.9km (1.8miles) away from Egmond aan Zee. Click here for directions and for more information on Bergen aan zee and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Egmond aan Zee is Castricum Aan Zee, which is roughly 4.3km (2.7miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near Egmond aan Zee?

Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Egmond aan Zee. The next good one is Borkum-Nordseeheilbad, which is 107.4km (66.7miles) away from Egmond aan Zee. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Bredene, ca 119.3km (74.1miles) away from Egmond aan Zee.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Egmond aan Zee?

The sea temperature at Egmond aan Zee 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 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 diving at Egmond aan Zee. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to roughly 4°C (40°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Egmond aan Zee?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (40-49°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Egmond aan Zee: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Egmond aan Zee...

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