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

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

Zottegem is a coastal city in Belgium. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 24434 people. The water temperature around Zottegem varies extremely 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 Zottegem 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 Zottegem?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters around Zottegem is ca:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Zottegem. The next good one is Surfers Paradise-Knokke, which is just 39.6km (25.1miles) away from Zottegem. Click here for more information on Surfers Paradise-Knokke and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Zottegem are Casino break, which is ca 40.4km (25.1miles) away, and Bay of Heist, located 41.3km (25.6miles) from Zottegem.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Zottegem?

There are not many beaches near to Zottegem. A good beach nearby is Bredene, which is only 44.2km (27.4miles) away from Zottegem. Another gorgeous beach near Zottegem is Ostend, which is roughly 45km (28miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Zottegem?

The sea temperature around Zottegem 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 several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during December, January, and February, temperatures drop down to approximately 5°C (40°F). During these months, 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 carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Zottegem?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change 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 love this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 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 Zottegem: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Zottegem...

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