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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Achiet-le-Grand, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Achiet-le-Grand...

Achiet-le-Grand is a coastal city in France. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 1031 people. The water temperature around Achiet-le-Grand changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.2°C (36°F) in February up to 16.7°C (62.1°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Achiet-le-Grand 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 Achiet-le-Grand?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Achiet-le-Grand is about:
14°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Achiet-le-Grand?

There are not many surf spots close to Achiet-le-Grand. A spot that might be worth checking out is Berck sur mer, which is roughly 57.2km (35.6miles) away from Achiet-le-Grand. Click here for more information on Berck sur mer and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Achiet-le-Grand are Terminus berck, which is ca 57.3km (35.6miles) away, and Mers-Les-Bains, located roughly 62.1km (38.6miles) from Achiet-le-Grand.

Are there beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Achiet-le-Grand. The next good one is Ostend, which is only 75.2km (46.7miles) away from Achiet-le-Grand. Another beach near Achiet-le-Grand is Bredene, approximately 76.7km (47.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Achiet-le-Grand?

The sea temperature around Achiet-le-Grand is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine 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 carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Achiet-le-Grand?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Achiet-le-Grand: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Achiet-le-Grand...

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