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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ter Heijde, Netherlands

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ter Heijde...

Ter Heijde is a surf spot in the Netherlands. The water temperature around Ter Heijde has a large variability 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 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 Ter Heijde 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 Ter Heijde?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Ter Heijde is about:
4°C (39°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Ter Heijde?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Ter Heijde. The nearest one is Kijkduin, which is 3.5km (2.2miles) away from Ter Heijde. Click here for more information on Kijkduin and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Ter Heijde is Hoek van Holland, which is roughly 4km (2.5miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Ter Heijde. One beach, which is not too far away, is Bredene, which is 75.5km (46.9miles) away from Ter Heijde. Another beach near Ter Heijde is Ostend, which is approximately 77.8km (48.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ter Heijde?

The sea temperature at Ter Heijde 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 be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Ter Heijde. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 4°C (39°F). During these months, a 5/6 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 big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Ter Heijde?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba 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. The conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ter Heijde: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ter Heijde...

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