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

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

Zomergem is a coastal city in Belgium. It is a fairly dense town close to the water with a population of 8158 people. The water temperature around Zomergem has significant 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 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 Zomergem 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 Zomergem?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Zomergem is ca:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Zomergem?

There are not many surf spots close to Zomergem. A spot, which is not too far away, is Surfers Paradise-Knokke, which is about 19.4km (12.5miles) away from Zomergem. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Surfers Paradise-Knokke and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Zomergem are Casino break, which is 20.1km (12.5miles) away, and Bay of Heist, located approximately 21.2km (13.1miles) from Zomergem.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Zomergem. One beach, which is not too far away, is Bredene, which is only 26.8km (16.7miles) away from Zomergem. Another good beach near Zomergem is Ostend, which is approximately 28.3km (17.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Zomergem?

The sea temperature around Zomergem 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 diving . Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures cool down to approximately 5°C (40°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Zomergem?

Due to significant temperature changes during 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 December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (56-65°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Zomergem: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Zomergem...

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