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

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

Baincthun is a coastal city in France. It is a fairly small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1340 people. The water temperature around Baincthun varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 6.3°C (43.3°F) in February up to 17.7°C (63.8°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 Baincthun 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 Baincthun?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Baincthun is ca:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Baincthun. The nearest one is Wimereux, which is just 5.1km (3.2miles) away from Baincthun. Click here for more information on Wimereux and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Baincthun are Wimereux Pointe, which is approximately 5.2km (3.2miles) away, and Pointe aux Oies, located roughly 6.4km (4miles) from Baincthun.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Baincthun. The next good one is Folkestone, which is only 33.9km (21.1miles) away from Baincthun. Another gorgeous beach near Baincthun is Sandgate, which is roughly 34.5km (21.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Baincthun?

The sea temperature around Baincthun is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°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 several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Baincthun. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of roughly 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Baincthun?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Baincthun: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Baincthun...

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