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

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

Koksijde is a coastal city in Belgium. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 21027 people. The water temperature around Koksijde changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.7°C (42.2°F) in January up to 19.3°C (66.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Koksijde 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 Koksijde?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Koksijde is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Koksijde. The nearest one is Nieuwpoort, which is only 2.6km (4miles) away from Koksijde. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Nieuwpoort and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Koksijde are Westende, which is approximately 6.5km (4miles) away, and Middelkerke, located approximately 9.3km (5.8miles) from Koksijde.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few beaches in proximity to Koksijde. The closest one is Ostend, which is just 14.3km (8.9miles) away from Koksijde. Another beach near Koksijde is Bredene, which is approximately 16.6km (10.3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Koksijde?

The water temperature around Koksijde 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures reach lows of 6°C (42°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Koksijde?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Koksijde: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Koksijde...

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