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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Wijk aan zee-Noordpier, Netherlands

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Wijk aan zee-Noordpier...

Wijk aan zee-Noordpier is a surf spot in the Netherlands. The water temperature around Wijk aan zee-Noordpier changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.6°F) in February up to 19.2°C (66.5°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Wijk aan zee-Noordpier 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 Wijk aan zee-Noordpier?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Wijk aan zee-Noordpier is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Wijk aan zee-Noordpier. The nearest one is Ijmuiden, which is just 1km (0.6miles) away from Wijk aan zee-Noordpier. Click here for more information on Ijmuiden and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Wijk aan zee-Noordpier is Castricum Aan Zee, which is ca 6.4km (4miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Wijk aan zee-Noordpier. The closest decent beach is Bredene, which is more than 109.6km (68.1miles) away from Wijk aan zee-Noordpier. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Ostend, roughly 111.9km (69.5miles) away from Wijk aan zee-Noordpier.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Wijk aan zee-Noordpier?

The water temperature at Wijk aan zee-Noordpier 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 required 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 . However, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, 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 advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Wijk aan zee-Noordpier?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing 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 love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Wijk aan zee-Noordpier: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Wijk aan zee-Noordpier...

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