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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Nieuw-Helvoet, Netherlands

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Nieuw-Helvoet...

Nieuw-Helvoet is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the water with a population of 6610 people. The water temperature around Nieuw-Helvoet changes extremely throughout 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 Nieuw-Helvoet 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 Nieuw-Helvoet?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Nieuw-Helvoet is ca:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Nieuw-Helvoet?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Nieuw-Helvoet. The closest one is Maasvlakte, which is only 9.1km (6.4miles) away from Nieuw-Helvoet. Click here to check out more information on Maasvlakte and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Nieuw-Helvoet are Hoek van Holland, which is 10.4km (6.4miles) away, and Maasexpress, located ca 10.6km (6.6miles) from Nieuw-Helvoet.

Are there sandy beaches close to Nieuw-Helvoet?

There are not too many beaches near to Nieuw-Helvoet. A good beach nearby is Bredene, which is 65.1km (40.5miles) away from Nieuw-Helvoet. Another good beach near Nieuw-Helvoet is Ostend, roughly 67.5km (41.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Nieuw-Helvoet?

The sea temperature around Nieuw-Helvoet 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, 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, temperatures cool down to nearly 5°C (41°F). During these months, 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 ok 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 have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Nieuw-Helvoet?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Nieuw-Helvoet: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Nieuw-Helvoet...

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