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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near The Hague, Netherlands

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about The Hague...

The Hague is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 474292 people. The water temperature around The Hague changes significantly year round. 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 The Hague 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 The Hague?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to The Hague is approximately:
4°C (39°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to The Hague. The closest one is Duindorp, which is just 2.3km (1.5miles) away from The Hague. Click here for directions and for more information on Duindorp and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near The Hague are Scheveningen, which is roughly 2.4km (1.5miles) away, and Scheveningen Pier, located approximately 2.9km (1.8miles) from The Hague.

Are there nice beaches located close to The Hague?

No, there are not many beaches near to The Hague. The next good one is Bredene, which is just 81.7km (50.8miles) away from The Hague. Another beautiful beach near The Hague is Ostend, approximately 84km (52.2miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for The Hague?

The water temperature around The Hague 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to roughly 4°C (39°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 fine 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 recommended to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near The Hague?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water 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 The Hague: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about The Hague...

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