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

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

Voorthuizen is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 9710 people. The water temperature around Voorthuizen changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.6°F) in February up to 18.9°C (66°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Voorthuizen 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 Voorthuizen?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters around Voorthuizen is ca:
10°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Voorthuizen. A spot that might be worth checking out is Zandvoort, which is 47.3km (29.7miles) away from Voorthuizen. Click here for more information on Zandvoort and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Voorthuizen are Wijk aan zee-Noordpier, which is roughly 47.9km (29.7miles) away, and Ijmuiden, located ca 48.1km (29.9miles) from Voorthuizen.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not many beaches are near to Voorthuizen. The closest decent beach is Borkum-Nordseeheilbad, which is almost 106.1km (65.9miles) away from Voorthuizen. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Norddeich, 117.2km (72.8miles) away from Voorthuizen.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Voorthuizen?

The sea temperature around Voorthuizen is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°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 might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Voorthuizen. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to approximately 5°C (41°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 amounts 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 diving and fishing near Voorthuizen?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Voorthuizen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Voorthuizen...

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