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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Oostende centrum, Belgium

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Oostende centrum...

Oostende centrum is a surf spot in Belgium. The water temperature around Oostende centrum varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 4.7°C (40.4°F) in January up to 18.2°C (64.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Oostende centrum 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 Oostende centrum?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Oostende centrum is ca:
15°C (58°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Oostende centrum. The closest one is Oostende oosterdam, which is 0.7km (0.5miles) away from Oostende centrum. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Oostende oosterdam and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Oostende centrum is Oostende surfclub, which is ca 0.9km (0.5miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Oostende centrum?

There are more nice beaches in close proximity to Oostende centrum. The closest one is Ostend, which is just 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Oostende centrum. Another fun beach near Oostende centrum is Bredene, which is 2.6km (1.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Oostende centrum?

The sea temperature at Oostende centrum is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 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 diving . However, during December, January, and February, water temperatures come down to 5°C (40°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Oostende centrum?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (40-49°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Oostende centrum: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Oostende centrum...

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