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

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

Camiers is a coastal city in France. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 2325 people. The water temperature around Camiers varies significantly year round. 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 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 Camiers 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 Camiers?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Camiers is approximately:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Camiers. The nearest one is Terminus berck, which is just 10.4km (7.2miles) away from Camiers. Click here for more information on Terminus berck and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Camiers are Berck sur mer, which is ca 11.5km (7.2miles) away, and Wimereux, located roughly 13.4km (8.3miles) from Camiers.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Camiers. The next good one is Lydd-on-Sea, which is 38.1km (23.7miles) away from Camiers. Another beach near Camiers is Folkestone, which is 40.2km (24.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Camiers?

The water temperature around Camiers 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 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 . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to nearly 6°C (43°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Camiers?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter 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 normally change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Camiers: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Camiers...

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