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

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

Bailleul is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 14884 people. The water temperature around Bailleul has significant variability year round. 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bailleul 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 Bailleul?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters around Bailleul is ca:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Bailleul. A good spot nearby is Dunkerque, which is just 27.5km (17.4miles) away from Bailleul. Click here for directions and for more information on Dunkerque and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Bailleul are Nieuwpoort, which is roughly 28km (17.4miles) away, and Westende, located 29.8km (18.5miles) from Bailleul.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Bailleul. A good beach nearby is Ostend, which is just 34.2km (21.2miles) away from Bailleul. Another beach near Bailleul is Bredene, ca 35.9km (22.3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Bailleul?

The sea temperature around Bailleul 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required 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 . However, during winter, temperatures cool down to approximately 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Bailleul?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bailleul: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bailleul...

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