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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Texel, Paal 12, Netherlands

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Texel, Paal 12...

Texel, Paal 12 is a surf spot in the Netherlands. The water temperature around Texel, Paal 12 has significant variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 3.9°C (39°F) in February up to 17.9°C (64.2°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 Texel, Paal 12 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 Texel, Paal 12?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Texel, Paal 12 is approximately:
7°C (45°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Texel, Paal 12. The closest one is Texel, Kogerstrand, which is just 4.6km (2.9miles) away from Texel, Paal 12. Click here for more information on Texel, Kogerstrand and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Texel, Paal 12 is Callantsoog, which is approximately 14km (8.7miles) away.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Texel, Paal 12. A good beach nearby is Borkum-Nordseeheilbad, which is more than 88.8km (55.2miles) away from Texel, Paal 12. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Juist Beach, approximately 103.9km (64.5miles) away from Texel, Paal 12.

What wetsuit do I need for Texel, Paal 12?

The water temperature at Texel, Paal 12 is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required 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 scuba diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 4°C (39°F). During these months, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Texel, Paal 12?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 4 to 9°C (39-48°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Texel, Paal 12: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Texel, Paal 12...

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