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

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

Oranjewijk is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 2650 people. The water temperature around Oranjewijk varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 4°C (39.3°F) in February up to 18.3°C (65°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Oranjewijk 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 Oranjewijk?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Oranjewijk is about:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Oranjewijk. The closest one is Wassenaar, which is just 15.2km (9.6miles) away from Oranjewijk. Click here to check out more information on Wassenaar and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Oranjewijk are Katwijk, which is 15.4km (9.6miles) away, and Katwijk watering, located ca 15.7km (9.7miles) from Oranjewijk.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Oranjewijk. The next good one is Bredene, which is 92km (57.1miles) away from Oranjewijk. Another good beach near Oranjewijk is Ostend, which is ca 94.3km (58.6miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Oranjewijk?

The water temperature around Oranjewijk 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Oranjewijk. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to nearly 4°C (39°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Oranjewijk?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°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. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Oranjewijk: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Oranjewijk...

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