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

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

Zulte is a coastal city in Belgium. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 14670 people. The water temperature around Zulte 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 Zulte 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 Zulte?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Zulte is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Zulte. A spot that might be worth checking out is Casino break, which is 30.6km (19.1miles) away from Zulte. Click here for directions and for more information on Casino break and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Zulte are De Haan, which is roughly 30.7km (19.1miles) away, and Bay of Heist, located 30.8km (19.1miles) from Zulte.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Zulte. A beach that might be worth checking out is Bredene, which is just 30km (18.6miles) away from Zulte. Another gorgeous beach near Zulte is Ostend, which is ca 30.4km (18.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Zulte?

The sea temperature around Zulte 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 be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Zulte. Nevertheless, during winter, water temperatures drop down to nearly 5°C (40°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold 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 close to Zulte?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (56-65°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Zulte: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Zulte...

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