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

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

Courrieres is a coastal city in France. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 10330 people. The water temperature around Courrieres varies dramatically throughout 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Courrieres 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 Courrieres?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Courrieres is about:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Courrieres?

There are not many surf spots close to Courrieres. A spot that might be worth checking out is Nieuwpoort, which is just 48.6km (30.2miles) away from Courrieres. Click here to check out more information on Nieuwpoort and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Courrieres are Dunkerque, which is ca 48.7km (30.2miles) away, and Westende, located ca 49.6km (30.8miles) from Courrieres.

Are there beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Courrieres. The closest decent beach is Ostend, which is only 52.4km (32.6miles) away from Courrieres. Another fun beach near Courrieres is Bredene, which is 53.7km (33.4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Courrieres?

The sea temperature around Courrieres 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 required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Courrieres. However, during winter, temperatures come down to 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required 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 periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Courrieres?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Courrieres: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Courrieres...

Do you know what the the city Casalvecchio di Puglia in Italy, the geo LaHave Bank , and the city Plabennec in France have in common with Courrieres? Click on the links to find out...