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

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

Douvrin is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 5199 people. The water temperature around Douvrin has significant variability during 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 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 Douvrin 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 Douvrin?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Douvrin is ca:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Douvrin. A good spot nearby is Dunkerque, which is 43km (27.4miles) away from Douvrin. Click here to check out more information on Dunkerque and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Douvrin are Nieuwpoort, which is approximately 44.1km (27.4miles) away, and Westende, located 45.5km (28.3miles) from Douvrin.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Douvrin. A beach that might be worth checking out is Ostend, which is 49km (30.4miles) away from Douvrin. Another nice beach near Douvrin is Bredene, which is ca 50.5km (31.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Douvrin?

The sea temperature around Douvrin 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Douvrin. However, during winter, temperatures cool down to roughly 6°C (42°F). During this time, a 5/4 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 windy 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 Douvrin?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Douvrin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Douvrin...

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