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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sint-Laureins, Belgium

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sint-Laureins...

Sint-Laureins is a coastal city in Belgium. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 6657 people. The water temperature around Sint-Laureins has a large variability during 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sint-Laureins 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 Sint-Laureins?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Sint-Laureins is approximately:
19°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots near Sint-Laureins?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Sint-Laureins. The nearest one is Surfers Paradise-Knokke, which is 11.4km (8.1miles) away from Sint-Laureins. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Surfers Paradise-Knokke and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Sint-Laureins are Casino break, which is roughly 13km (8.1miles) away, and Windorgel-Vlissingen, located approximately 14.4km (8.9miles) from Sint-Laureins.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Sint-Laureins. One beach, which is not too far away, is Bredene, which is just 23.9km (14.8miles) away from Sint-Laureins. Another nice beach near Sint-Laureins is Ostend, approximately 25.9km (16.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Sint-Laureins?

The water temperature around Sint-Laureins 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 recommended to feel comfortable, 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 come down to approximately 5°C (40°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Sint-Laureins?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (40-49°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (56-65°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sint-Laureins: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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