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

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

Amiens is a coastal city in France. It is a relatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 143086 people. The water temperature around Amiens changes significantly year round. 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 Amiens 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 Amiens?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Amiens is approximately:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Amiens. The next good one is Mers-Les-Bains, which is just 42.2km (29.8miles) away from Amiens. Click here for directions and for more information on Mers-Les-Bains and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Amiens are Berck sur mer, which is roughly 48km (29.8miles) away, and Terminus berck, located approximately 48.6km (30.2miles) from Amiens.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Amiens?

No, there are not many beaches near to Amiens. A good beach nearby is Lydd-on-Sea, which is just 92.6km (57.5miles) away from Amiens. Another beautiful beach near Amiens is Ostend, roughly 94.9km (58.9miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Amiens?

The water temperature around Amiens 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 required to be in the water for more than half an hour, 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 drop down to approximately 2°C (36°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, 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 recommended to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Amiens?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. 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 normally change during June, July, and August when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Amiens: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Amiens...

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