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

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

Haamstede is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a comparatively little city close to the water with a population of 4707 people. The water temperature around Haamstede has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.6°F) in February up to 18.8°C (65.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Haamstede 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 Haamstede?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Haamstede is about:
5°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots near Haamstede?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Haamstede. The nearest one is Domburg, which is only 15.2km (11.8miles) away from Haamstede. Click here for directions and for more information on Domburg and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Haamstede are Windorgel-Vlissingen, which is roughly 19km (11.8miles) away, and Maasvlakte, located ca 20km (12.4miles) from Haamstede.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Haamstede. A good beach nearby is Bredene, which is just 46.2km (28.7miles) away from Haamstede. Another gorgeous beach near Haamstede is Ostend, approximately 48.5km (30.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Haamstede?

The water temperature around Haamstede 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Haamstede. However, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to approximately 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required 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 periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Haamstede?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Haamstede: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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