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

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

Ruinen is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3675 people. The water temperature around Ruinen changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 3.6°C (38.5°F) in January up to 19.5°C (67.1°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Ruinen 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 Ruinen?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters near Ruinen is about:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Ruinen. The next good one is Borkum, Nordstrand, which is about 59.8km (40.7miles) away from Ruinen. Click here for more information on Borkum, Nordstrand and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Ruinen are Vlieland, which is ca 65.6km (40.7miles) away, and Callantsoog, located roughly 69.6km (43.2miles) from Ruinen.

Are there beautiful beaches located close to Ruinen?

No, there are not many beaches near to Ruinen. One beach, which is not too far away, is Borkum-Nordseeheilbad, which is 58.3km (36.2miles) away from Ruinen. Another beautiful beach near Ruinen is Norddeich, 67.3km (41.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Ruinen?

The water temperature around Ruinen is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (67°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during December, January, and February, water temperatures reach lows of 4°C (38°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people 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 advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ruinen?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (38-47°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during June, July, and August when temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ruinen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ruinen...

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