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

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

Scheveningen is a surf spot in the Netherlands. The water temperature around Scheveningen changes extremely 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Scheveningen 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 at Scheveningen?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Scheveningen is ca:
8°C (46°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Scheveningen. The nearest one is Duindorp, which is only 0.8km (0.5miles) away from Scheveningen. Click here to check out more information on Duindorp and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Scheveningen is Scheveningen Pier, which is roughly 1.3km (0.8miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Scheveningen. A good beach nearby is Bredene, which is 81.9km (50.9miles) away from Scheveningen. Another nice beach near Scheveningen is Ostend, 84.2km (52.3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Scheveningen?

The sea temperature at Scheveningen 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended 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 reach lows of roughly 4°C (39°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 people 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 carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Scheveningen?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Scheveningen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Scheveningen...

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