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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 surf spot in Belgium. The water temperature around Nieuwpoort has significant variability year round. 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 at Nieuwpoort?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Nieuwpoort is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Nieuwpoort. The closest one is Westende, which is only 3.8km (2.4miles) away from Nieuwpoort. Click here for directions and for more information on Westende and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Nieuwpoort is Middelkerke, which is 6.7km (4.1miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few beautiful beaches close to Nieuwpoort. The closest one is Ostend, which is 11.7km (7.3miles) away from Nieuwpoort. Another nice beach near Nieuwpoort is Bredene, which is ca 14km (8.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Nieuwpoort?

The water temperature at 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 required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, water temperatures drop down to nearly 6°C (42°F). During this season, a 5/4 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 high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold 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 near Nieuwpoort?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when 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 Nieuwpoort: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Nieuwpoort...

Do you know what the the city Barton upon Humber in United Kingdom, the city Rugles in France, and Saint-Nazaire Canyon have in common with Nieuwpoort? Click on the links to find out...