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

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

Harderwijk is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 40516 people. The water temperature around Harderwijk changes extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.6°F) in February up to 18.9°C (66°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 Harderwijk 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 Harderwijk?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Harderwijk is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Harderwijk. The next good one is Castricum Aan Zee, which is just 45.2km (28.1miles) away from Harderwijk. Click here to check out more information on Castricum Aan Zee and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Harderwijk are Wijk aan zee-Noordpier, which is ca 45.2km (28.1miles) away, and Ijmuiden, located approximately 45.7km (28.4miles) from Harderwijk.

Are there beaches located close to Harderwijk?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Harderwijk. The next good beach is Borkum-Nordseeheilbad, which is more than 96.2km (59.7miles) away from Harderwijk. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Norddeich, which is roughly 108km (67.1miles) away from Harderwijk.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Harderwijk?

The sea temperature around Harderwijk 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 required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Harderwijk. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Harderwijk?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit 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 love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Harderwijk: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Harderwijk...

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