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

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

Auchel is a coastal city in France. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 11419 people. The water temperature around Auchel varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.7°C (42.2°F) in January up to 19.3°C (66.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Auchel 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 Auchel?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Auchel is about:
7°C (44°F)

Are there surf spots near Auchel?

There are not too many surf spots close to Auchel. The closest decent spot is Dunkerque, which is roughly 38.6km (24.4miles) away from Auchel. Click here to check out more information on Dunkerque and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Auchel are Oye plage escardines, which is roughly 39.3km (24.4miles) away, and Terminus berck, located approximately 40.4km (25.1miles) from Auchel.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Auchel. The next good one is Ostend, which is only 53km (32.9miles) away from Auchel. Another good beach near Auchel is Bredene, which is ca 54.9km (34.1miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Auchel?

The water temperature around Auchel is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during December, January, and February, water temperatures cool down to approximately 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Auchel?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Auchel: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Auchel...

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