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

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

Sint-Niklaas is a coastal city in Belgium. It is a quite mid-size city close to the water with a population of 69010 people. The water temperature around Sint-Niklaas varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.5°C (40.1°F) in February up to 19.4°C (67°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sint-Niklaas 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-Niklaas?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Sint-Niklaas is about:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots near Sint-Niklaas?

There are not too many surf spots close to Sint-Niklaas. A good spot nearby is Windorgel-Vlissingen, which is about 32.2km (23miles) away from Sint-Niklaas. Click here to check out more information on Windorgel-Vlissingen and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Sint-Niklaas are Surfers Paradise-Knokke, which is ca 37km (23miles) away, and Casino break, located ca 39.5km (24.5miles) from Sint-Niklaas.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Sint-Niklaas. One beach, which is not too far away, is Bredene, which is only 50.9km (31.6miles) away from Sint-Niklaas. Another nice beach near Sint-Niklaas is Ostend, which is 52.7km (32.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Sint-Niklaas?

The water temperature around Sint-Niklaas 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Sint-Niklaas. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to roughly 5°C (40°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some 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 better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

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

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. 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 water temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

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

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sint-Niklaas...

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