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

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

Tholen is an island in the Netherlands. It is part of the Zeeland island group. The water temperature around Tholen has a large 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 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Tholen 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 Tholen?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Tholen is about:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots near Tholen?

There are not too many surf spots close to Tholen. A spot that might be worth checking out is Windorgel-Vlissingen, which is 29.5km (18.4miles) away from Tholen. Click here to check out more information on Windorgel-Vlissingen and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Tholen are Maasvlakte, which is 29.6km (18.4miles) away, and Hoek van Holland, located 31.7km (19.7miles) from Tholen.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Tholen. A beach that might be worth checking out is Bredene, which is 58km (36miles) away from Tholen. Another fun beach near Tholen is Ostend, ca 60.2km (37.4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Tholen?

The water temperature around Tholen 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to 5°C (41°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some 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 recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Tholen?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit 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. The conditions 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 Tholen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Tholen...

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