Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Poeldijk, Netherlands
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Poeldijk...
Poeldijk is a coastal city in the Netherlands.
It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 5800 people.
The water temperature around Poeldijk has significant variability 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 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 Poeldijk 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 Poeldijk?
The current water temperature in the month of December near Poeldijk is approximately:
Are there surf spots close to Poeldijk?
Yes, there are several surf spots close to Poeldijk. The closest one is Ter Heijde, which is 2.3km (2miles) away from Poeldijk. Click here
for directions and for more information on Ter Heijde and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Poeldijk are Kijkduin
, which is 3.2km (2miles) away, and Duindorp
, located roughly 5km (3.1miles) from Poeldijk.
Are there nice beaches close by?
No, there are not too many beaches close to Poeldijk. One beach, which is not too far away, is Bredene
, which is only 76.7km (47.7miles) away from Poeldijk. Another gorgeous beach near Poeldijk is Ostend
, ca 79km (49.1miles) away.
What wetsuit is recommended for Poeldijk?
The water temperature around Poeldijk 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 recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures come down to nearly 4°C (39°F). During this time, a 5/6 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Poeldijk?
Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. 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. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Poeldijk: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Poeldijk...
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