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

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

Hensies is a coastal city in Belgium. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 6390 people. The water temperature around Hensies changes extremely year round. 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hensies 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 Hensies?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Hensies is approximately:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Hensies. A spot that might be worth checking out is Middelkerke, which is just 64.1km (40.1miles) away from Hensies. Click here for more information on Middelkerke and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Hensies are Westende, which is roughly 64.5km (40.1miles) away, and Oostende surfclub, located 64.5km (40.1miles) from Hensies.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Hensies. The closest decent beach is Ostend, which is 63.2km (39.3miles) away from Hensies. Another beautiful beach near Hensies is Bredene, 63.4km (39.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Hensies?

The water temperature around Hensies 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 required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, water temperatures come down to approximately 5°C (40°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Hensies?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot 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. The conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (56-65°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Hensies: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Hensies...

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