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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Dives-sur-Mer, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Dives-sur-Mer...

Dives-sur-Mer is a coastal city in France. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5906 people. The water temperature around Dives-sur-Mer has significant variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.3°C (43.4°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.7°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 Dives-sur-Mer 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 Dives-sur-Mer?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Dives-sur-Mer is about:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Dives-sur-Mer. The closest one is Deauville, which is just 9.4km (6.2miles) away from Dives-sur-Mer. Click here for more information on Deauville and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Dives-sur-Mer are Trouville, which is approximately 10.1km (6.2miles) away, and Luc sur mer, located ca 11.6km (7.2miles) from Dives-sur-Mer.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located close to Dives-sur-Mer. A beach that might be worth checking out is Ventnor, which is more than 102.9km (63.9miles) away from Dives-sur-Mer. If you have some extra time, you can also try Seaford, ca 103.5km (64.3miles) away from Dives-sur-Mer.

What wetsuit do I need for Dives-sur-Mer?

The water temperature around Dives-sur-Mer is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°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 a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures drop down to 6°C (43°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Dives-sur-Mer?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Dives-sur-Mer: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Dives-sur-Mer...

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