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

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

Dossen is a surf spot in France. The water temperature around Dossen varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 9.3°C (48.8°F) in March up to 14.7°C (58.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Dossen 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 at Dossen?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Dossen is ca:
14°C (58°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Dossen?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Dossen. The nearest one is Kerlouan, which is only 15.9km (9.9miles) away from Dossen. Click here to check out more information on Kerlouan and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Dossen is Les Sables Blancs-La Plate, which is roughly 18.1km (11.2miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Dossen. A beach, which is not too far away, is Salcombe, which is almost 107.3km (66.6miles) away from Dossen. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Maenporth, 108.9km (67.6miles) away from Dossen.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Dossen?

The sea temperature at Dossen is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Dossen. However, during early spring, temperatures drop down to nearly 9°C (49°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Dossen?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Dossen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Dossen...

Do you know what the the city Capannori in Italy, the city Malente in Germany, and the city Nggelok in Indonesia have in common with Dossen? Click on the links to find out...