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

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

Scheveningen Pier is a surf spot in the Netherlands. The water temperature around Scheveningen Pier varies significantly 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 Scheveningen Pier 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 Pier?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Scheveningen Pier is approximately:
4°C (39°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Scheveningen Pier. The nearest one is Scheveningen, which is only 1.3km (0.8miles) away from Scheveningen Pier. Click here for more information on Scheveningen and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Scheveningen Pier is Duindorp, which is approximately 2.1km (1.3miles) away.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Scheveningen Pier. The closest decent beach is Bredene, which is 83.2km (51.7miles) away from Scheveningen Pier. Another gorgeous beach near Scheveningen Pier is Ostend, which is ca 85.5km (53.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Scheveningen Pier?

The water temperature at Scheveningen Pier 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 required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Scheveningen Pier. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to roughly 4°C (39°F). During this season, a 5-6mm 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 better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Scheveningen Pier?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Scheveningen Pier: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Scheveningen Pier...

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