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

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

Herne is a coastal city in Belgium. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 6459 people. The water temperature around Herne varies 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 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 Herne 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 Herne?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Herne is approximately:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots close to Herne?

There are not too many surf spots close to Herne. The next good one is Surfers Paradise-Knokke, which is just 53.3km (33.6miles) away from Herne. Click here to check out more information on Surfers Paradise-Knokke and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Herne are Casino break, which is ca 54.2km (33.6miles) away, and Windorgel-Vlissingen, located approximately 54.2km (33.7miles) from Herne.

Are there beaches near Herne?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Herne. The closest decent beach is Bredene, which is 57.9km (36miles) away from Herne. Another nice beach near Herne is Ostend, which is ca 58.7km (36.5miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Herne?

The water temperature around Herne 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 fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Herne. However, during winter, temperatures come down to 5°C (40°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine 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 scuba diving and fishing close to Herne?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. 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 typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (56-65°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Herne: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Herne...

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