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

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

Groenswaard is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 5160 people. The water temperature around Groenswaard changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 4°C (39.3°F) in February up to 18.3°C (65°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Groenswaard 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 Groenswaard?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Groenswaard is approximately:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Groenswaard. The nearest one is Wassenaar, which is 14.8km (9.3miles) away from Groenswaard. Click here to check out more information on Wassenaar and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Groenswaard are Katwijk, which is 15.1km (9.3miles) away, and Katwijk watering, located roughly 15.3km (9.5miles) from Groenswaard.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Groenswaard. One beach, which is not too far away, is Bredene, which is 91.8km (57miles) away from Groenswaard. Another nice beach near Groenswaard is Ostend, ca 94.1km (58.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Groenswaard?

The water temperature around Groenswaard 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 2-3mm 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 around Groenswaard. However, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 4°C (39°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 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 scuba diving and fishing close to Groenswaard?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°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. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Groenswaard: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Groenswaard...

Do you know what the the island Wadmalaw in the United States, the city Travenhorst in the Germany, and the city Fevik in the Norway have in common with Groenswaard? Click on the links to find out...