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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bray-Dunes, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bray-Dunes...

Bray-Dunes is a coastal city in France. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 4681 people. The water temperature around Bray-Dunes varies significantly 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bray-Dunes 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 Bray-Dunes?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Bray-Dunes is approximately:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots close to Bray-Dunes?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Bray-Dunes. The nearest one is Dunkerque, which is only 6.8km (5.3miles) away from Bray-Dunes. Click here for more information on Dunkerque and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Bray-Dunes are Nieuwpoort, which is roughly 8.5km (5.3miles) away, and Westende, located roughly 12.3km (7.7miles) from Bray-Dunes.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Bray-Dunes. One beach, which is not too far away, is Ostend, which is 20.2km (12.6miles) away from Bray-Dunes. Another gorgeous beach near Bray-Dunes is Bredene, which is roughly 22.5km (14miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Bray-Dunes?

The water temperature around Bray-Dunes 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 recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Bray-Dunes. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures come down to approximately 6°C (42°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Bray-Dunes?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bray-Dunes: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bray-Dunes...

Do you know what the the city Rive dArcano in Italy, the geo Porcupine Plain , and Lafitte Basin have in common with Bray-Dunes? Click on the links to find out...