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

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

Gytsjerk is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2279 people. The water temperature around Gytsjerk varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 3.2°C (37.7°F) in February up to 18°C (64.4°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 Gytsjerk 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 Gytsjerk?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters around Gytsjerk is ca:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Gytsjerk. A spot, which is not too far away, is Vlieland, which is about 35.2km (24.8miles) away from Gytsjerk. Click here to check out more information on Vlieland and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Gytsjerk are Borkum, Nordstrand, which is approximately 39.9km (24.8miles) away, and Texel, Kogerstrand, located 48.3km (30miles) from Gytsjerk.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Gytsjerk. A good beach nearby is Borkum-Nordseeheilbad, which is 39.7km (24.7miles) away from Gytsjerk. Another nice beach near Gytsjerk is Juist Beach, which is roughly 54.7km (34miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Gytsjerk?

The sea temperature around Gytsjerk is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°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 ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to approximately 3°C (38°F). During this time, 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 ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Gytsjerk?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 3 to 8°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Gytsjerk: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Gytsjerk...

Do you know what the the city Pero Pinheiro in Portugal, the city Pontismeno in Greece, and the city Murla in Spain have in common with Gytsjerk? Click on the links to find out...