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

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

Menen is a coastal city in Belgium. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 31916 people. The water temperature around Menen varies significantly 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 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 Menen 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 Menen?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Menen is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots close to Menen?

There are not too many surf spots close to Menen. A spot that might be worth checking out is Middelkerke, which is about 29.8km (18.5miles) away from Menen. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Middelkerke and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Menen are Westende, which is roughly 29.9km (18.5miles) away, and Nieuwpoort, located ca 30.4km (18.9miles) from Menen.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Menen. A good beach nearby is Ostend, which is just 30.1km (18.7miles) away from Menen. Another nice beach near Menen is Bredene, which is roughly 30.9km (19.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Menen?

The water temperature around Menen 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 ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, water temperatures drop down to 6°C (42°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Menen?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Menen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Menen...

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