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

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

Rumes is a coastal city in Belgium. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 4918 people. The water temperature around Rumes has extreme variability 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 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 Rumes 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 Rumes?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Rumes is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Rumes?

There are not many surf spots close to Rumes. The next good one is Westende, which is roughly 48.4km (30.1miles) away from Rumes. Click here for more information on Westende and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Rumes are Middelkerke, which is 48.4km (30.1miles) away, and Nieuwpoort, located 48.6km (30.2miles) from Rumes.

Are there beaches near Rumes?

There are not too many beaches near to Rumes. The next good one is Ostend, which is 48.5km (30.1miles) away from Rumes. Another beautiful beach near Rumes is Bredene, which is approximately 49.1km (30.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Rumes?

The sea temperature around Rumes 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 a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Rumes?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter 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. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Rumes: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Rumes...

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