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

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

Zuidhorn is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 6559 people. The water temperature around Zuidhorn changes extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.4°C (36.3°F) in March up to 17.8°C (64°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Zuidhorn 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 Zuidhorn?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Zuidhorn is about:
10°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots near Zuidhorn?

There are not too many surf spots close to Zuidhorn. A spot that might be worth checking out is Borkum, Nordstrand, which is roughly 27.1km (27.8miles) away from Zuidhorn. Click here to check out more information on Borkum, Nordstrand and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Zuidhorn are Norderney, which is roughly 44.7km (27.8miles) away, and Vlieland, located 56km (34.8miles) from Zuidhorn.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Zuidhorn. The closest decent beach is Borkum-Nordseeheilbad, which is 25.9km (16.1miles) away from Zuidhorn. Another fun beach near Zuidhorn is Juist Beach, approximately 38.9km (24.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Zuidhorn?

The water temperature around Zuidhorn is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°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 around Zuidhorn. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of roughly 2°C (36°F). During this time, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people 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 better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Zuidhorn?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during February, March, and April. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Zuidhorn: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Zuidhorn...

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