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

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

Hoogeveen is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a fairly small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 38754 people. The water temperature around Hoogeveen changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 2.4°C (36.3°F) in March up to 18.9°C (66°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 Hoogeveen 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 Hoogeveen?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters around Hoogeveen is ca:
16°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Hoogeveen. The closest decent spot is Borkum, Nordstrand, which is roughly 61.8km (44.3miles) away from Hoogeveen. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Borkum, Nordstrand and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Hoogeveen are Vlieland, which is approximately 71.3km (44.3miles) away, and Norderney, located ca 74km (46miles) from Hoogeveen.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Hoogeveen. The next good one is Borkum-Nordseeheilbad, which is just 60.2km (37.4miles) away from Hoogeveen. Another nice beach near Hoogeveen is Norddeich, roughly 67.6km (42miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Hoogeveen?

The sea temperature around Hoogeveen 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 ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures come down to nearly 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy 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 Hoogeveen?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Hoogeveen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Hoogeveen...

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