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

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

Middelburg is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 46485 people. The water temperature around Middelburg varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 4.5°C (40.1°F) in February up to 19.4°C (67°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Middelburg 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 Middelburg?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Middelburg is about:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Middelburg. The nearest one is Windorgel-Vlissingen, which is 4.4km (4.5miles) away from Middelburg. Click here for more information on Windorgel-Vlissingen and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Middelburg are Domburg, which is roughly 7.3km (4.5miles) away, and Surfers Paradise-Knokke, located 14.8km (9.2miles) from Middelburg.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Middelburg. A beach that might be worth checking out is Bredene, which is 33.3km (20.7miles) away from Middelburg. Another gorgeous beach near Middelburg is Ostend, which is ca 35.6km (22.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Middelburg?

The sea temperature around Middelburg is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°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 a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Middelburg. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to 5°C (40°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Middelburg?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (40-49°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Middelburg: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Middelburg...

Do you know what the the city Mel in Italy, the city Koriyama in Japan, and the city Bishopton in United Kingdom have in common with Middelburg? Click on the links to find out...