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

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

Dannes is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1286 people. The water temperature around Dannes has extreme variability during the year. 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 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 Dannes 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 Dannes?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters around Dannes is ca:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Dannes. The closest one is Terminus berck, which is 11.5km (7.6miles) away from Dannes. Click here for more information on Terminus berck and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Dannes are Wimereux, which is roughly 12.2km (7.6miles) away, and Wimereux Pointe, located approximately 12.5km (7.8miles) from Dannes.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Dannes?

There are not many beaches close to Dannes. A beach that might be worth checking out is Lydd-on-Sea, which is 37.4km (23.2miles) away from Dannes. Another beach near Dannes is Folkestone, ca 39.2km (24.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Dannes?

The sea temperature around Dannes 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Dannes. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Dannes?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Dannes: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Dannes...

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