The sea is still too cold to swim in

Despite the hot weather forecast for the Easter weekend, the sea is still far too cold to swim in, the national lifeboat association says.

Swimming in sea temperatures below 10 Celsius is extremely dangerous, director Raymond van Mourik told the AD on Thursday.
‘If you do go in the sea, you risk developing cramps and hypothermia. Weak heart muscles are also vulnerable to cold water,’ he said.

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