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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bay of Heist, Belgium

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bay of Heist...

Bay of Heist is a surf spot in Belgium. The water temperature around Bay of Heist varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.6°C (40.3°F) in January up to 18.6°C (65.5°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 Bay of Heist 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 Bay of Heist?

The current water temperature in the month of November at Bay of Heist is ca:
9°C (49°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Bay of Heist. The nearest one is Casino break, which is only 2.1km (1.3miles) away from Bay of Heist. Click here to check out more information on Casino break and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Bay of Heist is Zeebrugge, which is approximately 3km (1.8miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are a few gorgeous beaches in proximity to Bay of Heist. The nearest one is Bredene, which is just 13.5km (8.4miles) away from Bay of Heist. Another fun beach near Bay of Heist is Ostend, which is approximately 15.9km (9.8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Bay of Heist?

The sea temperature at Bay of Heist is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (65°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures drop down to 5°C (40°F). During this time, a 5-6mm 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 amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Bay of Heist?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (40-49°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (56-65°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bay of Heist: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bay of Heist...

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