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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bully-les-Mines, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bully-les-Mines...

Bully-les-Mines is a coastal city in France. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 11975 people. The water temperature around Bully-les-Mines has extreme variability during 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 Bully-les-Mines 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 Bully-les-Mines?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Bully-les-Mines is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close to Bully-les-Mines?

There are not too many surf spots close to Bully-les-Mines. The closest decent spot is Dunkerque, which is 45.3km (29.9miles) away from Bully-les-Mines. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Dunkerque and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Bully-les-Mines are Nieuwpoort, which is roughly 48.2km (29.9miles) away, and Oye plage escardines, located roughly 48.9km (30.4miles) from Bully-les-Mines.

Are there beaches close to Bully-les-Mines?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Bully-les-Mines. A beach that might be worth checking out is Ostend, which is just 54km (33.6miles) away from Bully-les-Mines. Another good beach near Bully-les-Mines is Bredene, approximately 55.7km (34.6miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Bully-les-Mines?

The water temperature around Bully-les-Mines 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Bully-les-Mines. However, during December, January, and February, water temperatures drop down to roughly 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Bully-les-Mines?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit 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. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bully-les-Mines: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bully-les-Mines...

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