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

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

Lopik is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 14013 people. The water temperature around Lopik varies significantly during the year. 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 Lopik 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 Lopik?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Lopik is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Lopik. A good spot nearby is Katwijk, which is 28.5km (17.8miles) away from Lopik. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Katwijk and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Lopik are Katwijk watering, which is approximately 28.7km (17.8miles) away, and Wassenaar, located 28.7km (17.8miles) from Lopik.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are near to Lopik. The next good one is Bredene, which is more than 99.5km (61.8miles) away from Lopik. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Ostend, ca 101.9km (63.3miles) away from Lopik.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Lopik?

The water temperature around Lopik 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Lopik. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of nearly 4°C (39°F). During this time, a 5/6 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 high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Lopik?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Lopik: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Lopik...

Do you know what the the island Northwest Burnt in the United States, the island Eilean Dubh in the United Kingdom, and the city Lido di Iesolo in the Italy have in common with Lopik? Click on the links to find out...