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

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

Kontich is a coastal city in Belgium. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 20290 people. The water temperature around Kontich has extreme variability throughout 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 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 Kontich 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 Kontich?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Kontich is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Kontich. The next good one is Windorgel-Vlissingen, which is just 44.3km (31.1miles) away from Kontich. Click here to check out more information on Windorgel-Vlissingen and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Kontich are Surfers Paradise-Knokke, which is 50.1km (31.1miles) away, and Domburg, located approximately 51.2km (31.8miles) from Kontich.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Kontich?

There are not many beaches near to Kontich. The closest decent beach is Bredene, which is only 64.2km (39.9miles) away from Kontich. Another nice beach near Kontich is Ostend, roughly 66km (41miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Kontich?

The sea temperature around Kontich 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 people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Kontich. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of 5°C (41°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Kontich?

Due to comparatively 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Kontich: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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