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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cappelle-la-Grande, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cappelle-la-Grande...

Cappelle-la-Grande is a coastal city in France. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 8293 people. The water temperature around Cappelle-la-Grande has a large variability year round. 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cappelle-la-Grande 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 Cappelle-la-Grande?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Cappelle-la-Grande is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Cappelle-la-Grande. The nearest one is Dunkerque, which is only 4km (8.7miles) away from Cappelle-la-Grande. Click here to check out more information on Dunkerque and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Cappelle-la-Grande are Oye plage escardines, which is approximately 14.1km (8.7miles) away, and Nieuwpoort, located roughly 17.2km (10.7miles) from Cappelle-la-Grande.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Cappelle-la-Grande. A good beach nearby is Ostend, which is 28.8km (17.9miles) away from Cappelle-la-Grande. Another fun beach near Cappelle-la-Grande is Bredene, roughly 31.1km (19.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Cappelle-la-Grande?

The sea temperature around Cappelle-la-Grande 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 feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during December, January, and February, temperatures drop down to approximately 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Cappelle-la-Grande?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Cappelle-la-Grande: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Cappelle-la-Grande...

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