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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Courcelles-les-Lens, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Courcelles-les-Lens...

Courcelles-les-Lens is a coastal city in France. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 6205 people. The water temperature around Courcelles-les-Lens changes dramatically 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 Courcelles-les-Lens 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 Courcelles-les-Lens?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Courcelles-les-Lens is approximately:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots close to Courcelles-les-Lens?

There are not too many surf spots close to Courcelles-les-Lens. The next good one is Nieuwpoort, which is roughly 52km (32.7miles) away from Courcelles-les-Lens. Click here for more information on Nieuwpoort and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Courcelles-les-Lens are Dunkerque, which is ca 52.6km (32.7miles) away, and Westende, located ca 52.9km (32.9miles) from Courcelles-les-Lens.

Are there beaches near Courcelles-les-Lens?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Courcelles-les-Lens. The next good one is Ostend, which is only 55.3km (34.4miles) away from Courcelles-les-Lens. Another gorgeous beach near Courcelles-les-Lens is Bredene, ca 56.5km (35.1miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Courcelles-les-Lens?

The water temperature around Courcelles-les-Lens 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 required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Courcelles-les-Lens. Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures come down to nearly 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Courcelles-les-Lens?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot 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 love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Courcelles-les-Lens: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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