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

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

Sluiskil is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2411 people. The water temperature around Sluiskil changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.5°C (40.1°F) in February up to 19.4°C (67°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sluiskil 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 Sluiskil?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Sluiskil is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Sluiskil. The next good one is Windorgel-Vlissingen, which is about 17km (13.6miles) away from Sluiskil. Click here for more information on Windorgel-Vlissingen and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Sluiskil are Surfers Paradise-Knokke, which is approximately 21.9km (13.6miles) away, and Casino break, located 24.6km (15.3miles) from Sluiskil.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Sluiskil?

No, there are not many beaches near to Sluiskil. A good beach nearby is Bredene, which is 37.5km (23.3miles) away from Sluiskil. Another beach near Sluiskil is Ostend, ca 39.5km (24.5miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Sluiskil?

The water temperature around Sluiskil is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°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 a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Sluiskil. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures come down to nearly 5°C (40°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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sluiskil?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (40-49°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sluiskil: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sluiskil...

Do you know what the the city Kolchikon in Greece, the city Matfors in Sweden, and the city Konyaalti in Turkey have in common with Sluiskil? Click on the links to find out...