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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cap Blanc Nez, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cap Blanc Nez...

Cap Blanc Nez is a surf spot in France. The water temperature around Cap Blanc Nez varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.4°C (43.5°F) in February up to 16.6°C (61.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cap Blanc Nez 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 at Cap Blanc Nez?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Cap Blanc Nez is ca:
16°C (61°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Cap Blanc Nez?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Cap Blanc Nez. The closest one is Sangatte, which is 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Cap Blanc Nez. Click here for more information on Sangatte and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Cap Blanc Nez is Wissant, which is ca 3.8km (2.4miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Cap Blanc Nez. One beach, which is not too far away, is Deal, which is 24.3km (15.1miles) away from Cap Blanc Nez. Another beach near Cap Blanc Nez is Folkestone, which is 25.9km (16.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Cap Blanc Nez?

The sea temperature at Cap Blanc Nez is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 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 diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Cap Blanc Nez?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing 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. The conditions change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Cap Blanc Nez: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Cap Blanc Nez...

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