Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Naaldwijk, Netherlands
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Naaldwijk...
Naaldwijk is a coastal city in the Netherlands.
It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 17753 people.
The water temperature around Naaldwijk varies extremely during the year.
The temperature ranges from 4°C (39.3°F) in February up to 18.3°C (65°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Naaldwijk 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 Naaldwijk?
The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Naaldwijk is ca:
Are there surf spots near by?
Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Naaldwijk. The nearest one is Ter Heijde, which is only 3.2km (2.8miles) away from Naaldwijk. Click here
for directions and for more information on Ter Heijde and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Naaldwijk are Hoek van Holland
, which is ca 4.5km (2.8miles) away, and Kijkduin
, located roughly 5.3km (3.3miles) from Naaldwijk.
Are there sandy beaches near by?
There are not many beaches in close proximity to Naaldwijk. A good beach nearby is Bredene
, which is only 75km (46.6miles) away from Naaldwijk. Another beautiful beach near Naaldwijk is Ostend
, which is 77.3km (48miles) away.
What wetsuit thickness is needed for Naaldwijk?
The sea temperature around Naaldwijk is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required 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 . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures come down to roughly 4°C (39°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the diving and fishing near Naaldwijk?
Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, 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 love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Naaldwijk: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Fun facts about Naaldwijk...
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