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

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

Giethoorn is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2130 people. The water temperature around Giethoorn has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.6°C (38.5°F) in January up to 19.5°C (67.1°F) in the month of July, 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 summer, since Giethoorn 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 Giethoorn?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Giethoorn is approximately:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Giethoorn. The next good one is Vlieland, which is 57.7km (36.2miles) away from Giethoorn. Click here for more information on Vlieland and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Giethoorn are Callantsoog, which is roughly 58.3km (36.2miles) away, and Petten, located 59.4km (36.9miles) from Giethoorn.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Giethoorn?

No, there are not many beaches near to Giethoorn. A beach that might be worth checking out is Borkum-Nordseeheilbad, which is 63.3km (39.3miles) away from Giethoorn. Another beach near Giethoorn is Norddeich, which is approximately 74.7km (46.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Giethoorn?

The water temperature around Giethoorn is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (67°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures come down to 4°C (38°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people 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 stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Giethoorn?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (38-47°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Giethoorn: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Giethoorn...

Do you know what the the city Mramani in the Comoros, the city Mount Vernon in the United States, and the city Garisul in the Indonesia have in common with Giethoorn? Click on the links to find out...