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

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

Kapellen is a coastal city in Belgium. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 26410 people. The water temperature around Kapellen has a large variability during the year. 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 Kapellen 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 Kapellen?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters close to Kapellen is approximately:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Kapellen. A spot, which is not too far away, is Windorgel-Vlissingen, which is about 39.2km (27.8miles) away from Kapellen. Click here for more information on Windorgel-Vlissingen and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Kapellen are Domburg, which is approximately 44.7km (27.8miles) away, and Surfers Paradise-Knokke, located 47.1km (29.2miles) from Kapellen.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Kapellen. One beach, which is not too far away, is Bredene, which is 63.5km (39.5miles) away from Kapellen. Another beach near Kapellen is Ostend, which is 65.6km (40.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Kapellen?

The water temperature around Kapellen 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of roughly 5°C (41°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok 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 carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kapellen?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Kapellen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kapellen...

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