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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Katwijk watering, Netherlands

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Katwijk watering...

Katwijk watering is a surf spot in the Netherlands. The water temperature around Katwijk watering varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.6°F) in February up to 19.2°C (66.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Katwijk watering 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 Katwijk watering?

The current water temperature in the month of November at Katwijk watering is ca:
10°C (51°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Katwijk watering. The closest one is Katwijk, which is just 0.6km (0.4miles) away from Katwijk watering. Click here to check out more information on Katwijk and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Katwijk watering is Noordwijk, which is 2.5km (1.6miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close to Katwijk watering?

There are not too many beaches near to Katwijk watering. The closest decent beach is Bredene, which is 91.5km (56.8miles) away from Katwijk watering. Another nice beach near Katwijk watering is Ostend, which is ca 93.8km (58.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Katwijk watering?

The sea temperature at Katwijk watering 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 at Katwijk watering. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to nearly 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 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 close to Katwijk watering?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Katwijk watering: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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