Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sint-Martens-Latem...
Sint-Martens-Latem is a coastal city in Belgium.
It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 8303 people.
The water temperature around Sint-Martens-Latem has extreme variability year round.
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-Martens-Latem 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-Martens-Latem?
The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Sint-Martens-Latem is approximately:
Are there surf spots close by?
There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Sint-Martens-Latem. The next good one is Surfers Paradise-Knokke, which is just 27.3km (17.3miles) away from Sint-Martens-Latem. Click here
for more information on Surfers Paradise-Knokke and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Sint-Martens-Latem are Casino break
, which is 27.9km (17.3miles) away, and Bay of Heist
, located ca 28.8km (17.9miles) from Sint-Martens-Latem.
Are there nice beaches located close to Sint-Martens-Latem?
No, there are not many beaches near to Sint-Martens-Latem. The closest decent beach is Bredene
, which is 32.5km (20.2miles) away from Sint-Martens-Latem. Another gorgeous beach near Sint-Martens-Latem is Ostend
, which is 33.7km (20.9miles) away.
What wetsuit is needed for Sint-Martens-Latem?
The water temperature around Sint-Martens-Latem 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 3/2 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 . Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures drop down to nearly 5°C (40°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sint-Martens-Latem?
Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (40-49°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally 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 Sint-Martens-Latem: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
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