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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near De Haan, Belgium

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about De Haan...

De Haan is a surf spot in Belgium. The water temperature around De Haan changes dramatically 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 De Haan 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 De Haan?

The current water temperature in the month of December at De Haan is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to De Haan. The closest one is Oostende oosterdam, which is only 5.3km (3.3miles) away from De Haan. Click here to check out more information on Oostende oosterdam and its water temperature. Another surfspot near De Haan is Blankenberge Pier, which is approximately 5.3km (3.3miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are a few other beautiful beaches close to De Haan. The nearest one is Bredene, which is just 4.1km (2.5miles) away from De Haan. Another beach near De Haan is Ostend, which is roughly 6.3km (3.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for De Haan?

The sea temperature at De Haan 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 required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at De Haan. Nevertheless, during winter, water temperatures drop down to 5°C (40°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to De Haan?

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

Directions to De Haan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about De Haan...

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