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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Wommelgem, Belgium

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Wommelgem...

Wommelgem is a coastal city in Belgium. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 11917 people. The water temperature around Wommelgem has significant variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 4.8°C (40.7°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 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Wommelgem 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 Wommelgem?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Wommelgem is about:
9°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Wommelgem?

There are not many surf spots close to Wommelgem. A good spot nearby is Windorgel-Vlissingen, which is roughly 45.1km (31.9miles) away from Wommelgem. Click here for more information on Windorgel-Vlissingen and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Wommelgem are Domburg, which is ca 51.3km (31.9miles) away, and Surfers Paradise-Knokke, located roughly 51.9km (32.2miles) from Wommelgem.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Wommelgem. The next good one is Bredene, which is 67.1km (41.7miles) away from Wommelgem. Another beautiful beach near Wommelgem is Ostend, which is ca 69km (42.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Wommelgem?

The sea temperature around Wommelgem 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 required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Wommelgem. However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to approximately 5°C (41°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Wommelgem?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Wommelgem: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Wommelgem...

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