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Wijk aan Zee Noordpier water temperature
Wijk aan Zee Noordpier ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.6
Difficulty Level: 1.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.8
Crowds: 2.4

Overall: 2.7

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Wijk aan Zee Noordpier Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide


Today's Wijk aan Zee Noordpier sea temperature is 15.6 °C.

Statistics for 19 Oct (1981–2005) – mean: 14.4 °C, range: 13.0 °C to 16.3 °C

The water temperature (15 °C) at Wijk aan Zee Noordpier is fairly cool. Despite the sun, a windchill factor of (7 °C) means that surfers will need a good quality spring wetsuit, a neoprene hood. Some surfers would wear gloves and boots.

Netherlands Sea Water Temperature

Map of current Netherlands
Surface Water Temperatures
based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
Netherlands Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current Netherlands
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

(compared with long term averages
at this time of year)

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Wijk aan Zee Noordpier. This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Wijk aan Zee Noordpier Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Wijk aan Zee Noordpier sea temperatures peak in the range 16 to 20°C (61 to 68°F) on around the 17th of August and are at their coldest on about the 25th of February, in the range 2 to 8°C (36 to 46°F). The warmest Wijk aan Zee Noordpier sea temperatures in the middle of August require something like a 3/2mm fully sealed wetsuit. The coldest sea temperatures at Wijk aan Zee Noordpier mean that you will need a flexible 6/5/4mm wetsuit or a well fitting 5/4mm wetsuit with gloves and 5mm neoprene booties and a hood to surf here in late February.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Wijk aan Zee Noordpier can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Wijk aan Zee Noordpier. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.