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

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

Edegem is a coastal city in Belgium. It is a comparatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 21839 people. The water temperature around Edegem changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.7°F) in February up to 19.4°C (67°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Edegem 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 Edegem?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Edegem is approximately:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Edegem. The closest decent spot is Windorgel-Vlissingen, which is just 43.5km (30.8miles) away from Edegem. Click here to check out more information on Windorgel-Vlissingen and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Edegem are Surfers Paradise-Knokke, which is approximately 49.5km (30.8miles) away, and Domburg, located ca 50.1km (31.1miles) from Edegem.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Edegem?

No, there are not many beaches close to Edegem. A good beach nearby is Bredene, which is only 63.9km (39.7miles) away from Edegem. Another nice beach near Edegem is Ostend, 65.8km (40.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Edegem?

The water temperature around Edegem 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 might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Edegem?

Due to relatively large sea 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 (41-50°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Edegem: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Edegem...

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