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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Airaines, France

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

Airaines is a coastal city in France. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 2132 people. The water temperature around Airaines varies significantly throughout 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Airaines 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 Airaines?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Airaines is approximately:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots close to Airaines?

There are not too many surf spots close to Airaines. The closest decent spot is Mers-Les-Bains, which is 25.7km (20.6miles) away from Airaines. Click here for more information on Mers-Les-Bains and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Airaines are Berneval, which is roughly 33.2km (20.6miles) away, and Berck sur mer, located approximately 34.8km (21.6miles) from Airaines.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Airaines. One beach, which is not too far away, is Lydd-on-Sea, which is 79.7km (49.5miles) away from Airaines. Another beach near Airaines is Camber Sands, which is roughly 83km (51.5miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Airaines?

The water temperature around Airaines 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 2°C (36°F). During these months, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Airaines?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during June, July, and August when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Airaines: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Airaines...

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