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

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

Nieuwpoort is a coastal city in Belgium. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 10845 people. The water temperature around Nieuwpoort has significant variability during 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 Nieuwpoort 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 Nieuwpoort?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Nieuwpoort is about:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots near Nieuwpoort?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Nieuwpoort. The closest one is Westende, which is 2.6km (1.8miles) away from Nieuwpoort. Click here for directions and for more information on Westende and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Nieuwpoort are Nieuwpoort, which is 2.9km (1.8miles) away, and Middelkerke, located approximately 4.9km (3miles) from Nieuwpoort.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are some other beautiful beaches in close proximity to Nieuwpoort. The closest one is Ostend, which is only 9.7km (6miles) away from Nieuwpoort. Another nice beach near Nieuwpoort is Bredene, which is 12km (7.5miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Nieuwpoort?

The water temperature around Nieuwpoort 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 recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Nieuwpoort. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures drop down to 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Nieuwpoort?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot 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. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Nieuwpoort: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Nieuwpoort...

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