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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bernissart, Belgium

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

Bernissart is a coastal city in Belgium. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 11588 people. The water temperature around Bernissart changes significantly throughout 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 Bernissart 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 Bernissart?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters around Bernissart is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Bernissart. A good spot nearby is Middelkerke, which is 60.8km (38miles) away from Bernissart. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Middelkerke and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Bernissart are Oostende surfclub, which is ca 61.3km (38miles) away, and Roje meur, located approximately 61.3km (38.1miles) from Bernissart.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Bernissart. A beach that might be worth checking out is Ostend, which is just 60km (37.2miles) away from Bernissart. Another good beach near Bernissart is Bredene, approximately 60.1km (37.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Bernissart?

The sea temperature around Bernissart 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 3/2 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 winter, temperatures come down to approximately 5°C (40°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Bernissart?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (40-49°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (56-65°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bernissart: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bernissart...

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