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

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

Leerdam is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 20758 people. The water temperature around Leerdam varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 4°C (39.3°F) in February up to 18.9°C (66°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Leerdam 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 Leerdam?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Leerdam is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Leerdam. A spot, which is not too far away, is Katwijk, which is about 36.6km (22.8miles) away from Leerdam. Click here for directions and for more information on Katwijk and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Leerdam are Wassenaar, which is approximately 36.6km (22.8miles) away, and Katwijk watering, located roughly 36.8km (22.8miles) from Leerdam.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Leerdam. A good beach nearby is Bredene, which is almost 102.4km (63.6miles) away from Leerdam. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Ostend, 104.7km (65miles) away from Leerdam.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Leerdam?

The water temperature around Leerdam 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of roughly 4°C (39°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Leerdam?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when sea 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 Leerdam: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Leerdam...

Do you know what the the city Dinalupihan in the Philippines, the city Owls Head in the United States, and the city Policar in the Spain have in common with Leerdam? Click on the links to find out...