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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Oost-Vlieland, Netherlands

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Oost-Vlieland...

Oost-Vlieland is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 1070 people. The water temperature around Oost-Vlieland changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 4.3°C (39.7°F) in February up to 19.2°C (66.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Oost-Vlieland 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 Oost-Vlieland?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Oost-Vlieland is approximately:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Oost-Vlieland. The nearest one is Vlieland, which is 1.1km (11.8miles) away from Oost-Vlieland. Click here for more information on Vlieland and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Oost-Vlieland are Texel, Kogerstrand, which is ca 19km (11.8miles) away, and Texel, Paal 12, located ca 23.3km (14.5miles) from Oost-Vlieland.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Oost-Vlieland. One beach, which is not too far away, is Borkum-Nordseeheilbad, which is only 68.5km (42.6miles) away from Oost-Vlieland. Another beautiful beach near Oost-Vlieland is Juist Beach, roughly 83.5km (51.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Oost-Vlieland?

The water temperature around Oost-Vlieland 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 ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Oost-Vlieland. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of nearly 4°C (40°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Oost-Vlieland?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (40-49°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Oost-Vlieland: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Oost-Vlieland...

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