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

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

Middelharnis is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 17554 people. The water temperature around Middelharnis varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.7°F) in February up to 19.4°C (67°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Middelharnis 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 Middelharnis?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Middelharnis is ca:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Middelharnis. The nearest one is Maasvlakte, which is 14.6km (10miles) away from Middelharnis. Click here for more information on Maasvlakte and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Middelharnis are Hoek van Holland, which is 16.1km (10miles) away, and Maasexpress, located ca 16.4km (10.2miles) from Middelharnis.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Middelharnis. One beach, which is not too far away, is Bredene, which is only 63km (39.1miles) away from Middelharnis. Another beautiful beach near Middelharnis is Ostend, which is approximately 65.3km (40.6miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Middelharnis?

The sea temperature around Middelharnis 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 several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required 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 cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Middelharnis?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot 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. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Middelharnis: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Middelharnis...

Do you know what the the city Inwood in the United States, the city Sancti Spiritus in the Cuba, and the city Marttila in the Finland have in common with Middelharnis? Click on the links to find out...