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

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

Gorinchem is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 34736 people. The water temperature around Gorinchem varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 4°C (39.3°F) in February up to 18.9°C (66°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Gorinchem 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 Gorinchem?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters around Gorinchem is ca:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Gorinchem. A good spot nearby is Wassenaar, which is about 34.8km (21.8miles) away from Gorinchem. Click here to check out more information on Wassenaar and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Gorinchem are Scheveningen Pier, which is approximately 35.1km (21.8miles) away, and Scheveningen, located ca 35.3km (21.9miles) from Gorinchem.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Gorinchem. A good beach nearby is Bredene, which is only 96km (59.6miles) away from Gorinchem. Another good beach near Gorinchem is Ostend, which is ca 98.3km (61.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Gorinchem?

The sea temperature around Gorinchem 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to nearly 4°C (39°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 fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Gorinchem?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Gorinchem: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Gorinchem...

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