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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sas van Gent, Netherlands

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sas van Gent...

Sas van Gent is a coastal city in the Netherlands. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 3856 people. The water temperature around Sas van Gent has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.6°C (40.3°F) in January up to 18.6°C (65.5°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sas van Gent 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 Sas van Gent?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Sas van Gent is about:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Sas van Gent. A spot, which is not too far away, is Windorgel-Vlissingen, which is roughly 18.6km (13.5miles) away from Sas van Gent. Click here for more information on Windorgel-Vlissingen and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Sas van Gent are Surfers Paradise-Knokke, which is ca 21.7km (13.5miles) away, and Casino break, located ca 24km (14.9miles) from Sas van Gent.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Sas van Gent. The next good one is Bredene, which is 35.7km (22.2miles) away from Sas van Gent. Another beach near Sas van Gent is Ostend, roughly 37.7km (23.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Sas van Gent?

The water temperature around Sas van Gent is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (65°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Sas van Gent. Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 5°C (40°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Sas van Gent?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (40-49°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (56-65°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sas van Gent: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sas van Gent...

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