Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Torhout, Belgium
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Torhout...
Torhout is a coastal city in Belgium.
It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 18933 people.
The water temperature around Torhout 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Torhout 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 Torhout?
The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Torhout is ca:
Are there surf spots close by?
Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Torhout. The nearest one is Oostende oosterdam, which is 14.1km (8.8miles) away from Torhout. Click here
to check out more information on Oostende oosterdam and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Torhout are Oostende surfclub
, which is ca 14.1km (8.8miles) away, and Roje meur
, located ca 14.2km (8.8miles) from Torhout.
Are there white sand beaches near by?
There are several beaches in close proximity to Torhout. The nearest one is Ostend
, which is just 12.8km (7.9miles) away from Torhout. Another beautiful beach near Torhout is Bredene
, which is approximately 12.9km (8miles) away.
What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Torhout?
The sea temperature around Torhout 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 scuba diving around Torhout. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures come down to nearly 5°C (40°F). In 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 people 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 better to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.
How is the diving and fishing near Torhout?
Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving 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 love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (56-65°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Torhout: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
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