Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hoek van Holland, Netherlands
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hoek van Holland...
Hoek van Holland is a surf spot in the Netherlands.
The water temperature around Hoek van Holland has extreme variability during the year.
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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hoek van Holland 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 at Hoek van Holland?
The current water temperature in the month of January at Hoek van Holland is ca:
Are there any other surf spots close by?
Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Hoek van Holland. The closest one is Maasexpress, which is 2.6km (1.6miles) away from Hoek van Holland. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Maasexpress and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Hoek van Holland is Ter Heijde
, which is roughly 4km (2.5miles) away.
Are there sandy beaches located close to Hoek van Holland?
There are not many beaches near to Hoek van Holland. A beach that might be worth checking out is Bredene
, which is just 71.5km (44.4miles) away from Hoek van Holland. Another fun beach near Hoek van Holland is Ostend
, approximately 73.8km (45.8miles) away.
What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Hoek van Holland?
The sea temperature at Hoek van Holland 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 4°C (39°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the diving and fishing near Hoek van Holland?
Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Hoek van Holland: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Fun facts about Hoek van Holland...
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