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

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

Wassenaar is a surf spot in the Netherlands. The water temperature around Wassenaar changes significantly throughout 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Wassenaar 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 Wassenaar?

The current water temperature in the month of November at Wassenaar is ca:
10°C (50°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Wassenaar. The nearest one is Katwijk, which is only 3.4km (2.1miles) away from Wassenaar. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Katwijk and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Wassenaar is Katwijk watering, which is 4km (2.5miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Wassenaar. A good beach nearby is Bredene, which is just 87.5km (54.4miles) away from Wassenaar. Another fun beach near Wassenaar is Ostend, ca 89.8km (55.8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Wassenaar?

The sea temperature at Wassenaar 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 required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Wassenaar. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to roughly 4°C (39°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Wassenaar?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Wassenaar: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Wassenaar...

Do you know what the the city Vindeln in Sweden, the city Shoranur in India, and the city Nonoichi in Japan have in common with Wassenaar? Click on the links to find out...