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

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

Sint-Lievens-Houtem is a coastal city in Belgium. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 9146 people. The water temperature around Sint-Lievens-Houtem changes extremely 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 Sint-Lievens-Houtem 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-Lievens-Houtem?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Sint-Lievens-Houtem is about:
15°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Sint-Lievens-Houtem. A spot, which is not too far away, is Surfers Paradise-Knokke, which is just 38km (24.2miles) away from Sint-Lievens-Houtem. Click here to check out more information on Surfers Paradise-Knokke and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Sint-Lievens-Houtem are Windorgel-Vlissingen, which is approximately 39km (24.2miles) away, and Casino break, located roughly 39km (24.2miles) from Sint-Lievens-Houtem.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Sint-Lievens-Houtem. A good beach nearby is Bredene, which is 44.2km (27.5miles) away from Sint-Lievens-Houtem. Another fun beach near Sint-Lievens-Houtem is Ostend, approximately 45.3km (28.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Sint-Lievens-Houtem?

The water temperature around Sint-Lievens-Houtem 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Sint-Lievens-Houtem. However, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures drop down to 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 people might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sint-Lievens-Houtem?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (56-65°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sint-Lievens-Houtem: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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