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

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

Strijen is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 9371 people. The water temperature around Strijen has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.7°F) in February up to 19.4°C (67°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Strijen 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 Strijen?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Strijen is about:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Strijen. The closest decent spot is Hoek van Holland, which is about 25.3km (15.9miles) away from Strijen. Click here for directions and for more information on Hoek van Holland and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Strijen are Ter Heijde, which is roughly 25.7km (15.9miles) away, and Kijkduin, located ca 26.5km (16.4miles) from Strijen.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Strijen. One beach, which is not too far away, is Bredene, which is only 76.9km (47.7miles) away from Strijen. Another gorgeous beach near Strijen is Ostend, ca 79.2km (49.2miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Strijen?

The water temperature around Strijen 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 several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Strijen. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some 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 better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Strijen?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°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. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Strijen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Strijen...

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