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

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

Boves is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2826 people. The water temperature around Boves changes extremely during 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Boves 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 Boves?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Boves is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Boves. The closest decent spot is Mers-Les-Bains, which is 47.4km (33.3miles) away from Boves. Click here for more information on Mers-Les-Bains and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Boves are Berck sur mer, which is 53.6km (33.3miles) away, and Berneval, located roughly 54km (33.6miles) from Boves.

Are there sandy beaches located close to Boves?

There are not many beaches close to Boves. A beach that might be worth checking out is Ostend, which is 97.4km (60.5miles) away from Boves. Another gorgeous beach near Boves is Lydd-on-Sea, ca 98.1km (60.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Boves?

The sea temperature around Boves 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 fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Boves. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to 2°C (36°F). During this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Boves?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually 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 Boves: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Boves...

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