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

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

Heerenveen is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 43094 people. The water temperature around Heerenveen has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.6°C (38.5°F) in January up to 20.1°C (68.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Heerenveen 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 Heerenveen?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Heerenveen is about:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Heerenveen?

There are not many surf spots close to Heerenveen. The next good one is Vlieland, which is roughly 43.1km (30.6miles) away from Heerenveen. Click here to check out more information on Vlieland and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Heerenveen are Texel, Kogerstrand, which is roughly 49.3km (30.6miles) away, and Texel, Paal 12, located 50.4km (31.3miles) from Heerenveen.

Are there gorgeous beaches near Heerenveen?

There are not too many beaches near to Heerenveen. The next good one is Borkum-Nordseeheilbad, which is 53.2km (33miles) away from Heerenveen. Another fun beach near Heerenveen is Juist Beach, which is ca 66.9km (41.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Heerenveen?

The sea temperature around Heerenveen is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°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 people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Heerenveen. Nevertheless, during winter, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 4°C (38°F). During these months, a 5/6 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 have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Heerenveen?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (38-47°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Heerenveen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Heerenveen...

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