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

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

Desvres is a coastal city in France. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 5109 people. The water temperature around Desvres has extreme variability throughout 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 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 Desvres 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 Desvres?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Desvres is about:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Desvres. The closest one is Wimereux Pointe, which is just 12.1km (7.5miles) away from Desvres. Click here for directions and for more information on Wimereux Pointe and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Desvres are Wimereux, which is roughly 12.1km (7.5miles) away, and Pointe aux Oies, located 13km (8.1miles) from Desvres.

Are there beautiful beaches close to Desvres?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Desvres. The next good one is Folkestone, which is just 40.6km (25.2miles) away from Desvres. Another gorgeous beach near Desvres is Sandgate, which is roughly 41.2km (25.6miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Desvres?

The water temperature around Desvres 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 required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures come down to 6°C (43°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Desvres?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Desvres: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Desvres...

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