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

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

Boom is a coastal city in Belgium. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 15810 people. The water temperature around Boom has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 4.5°C (40.1°F) in February up to 19.4°C (67°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Boom 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 Boom?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Boom is ca:
11°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Boom?

There are not many surf spots close to Boom. The next good one is Windorgel-Vlissingen, which is just 43.1km (29.8miles) away from Boom. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Windorgel-Vlissingen and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Boom are Surfers Paradise-Knokke, which is 48.1km (29.8miles) away, and Domburg, located approximately 50.2km (31.2miles) from Boom.

Are there sandy beaches near Boom?

There are not too many beaches near to Boom. The closest decent beach is Bredene, which is just 61.3km (38.1miles) away from Boom. Another fun beach near Boom is Ostend, ca 63km (39.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Boom?

The sea temperature around Boom is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Boom. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to roughly 5°C (40°F). During these months, a 5-6mm 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 periods of time . For very chilly 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 close to Boom?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (40-49°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Boom: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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