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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Faches-Thumesnil, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Faches-Thumesnil...

Faches-Thumesnil is a coastal city in France. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 16163 people. The water temperature around Faches-Thumesnil changes dramatically throughout 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 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 Faches-Thumesnil 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 Faches-Thumesnil?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near Faches-Thumesnil is about:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Faches-Thumesnil. The closest decent spot is Nieuwpoort, which is roughly 41.9km (26.3miles) away from Faches-Thumesnil. Click here to check out more information on Nieuwpoort and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Faches-Thumesnil are Westende, which is 42.4km (26.3miles) away, and Middelkerke, located approximately 43km (26.7miles) from Faches-Thumesnil.

Are there beaches in proximity to Faches-Thumesnil?

There are not many beaches near to Faches-Thumesnil. The closest decent beach is Ostend, which is only 44.1km (27.4miles) away from Faches-Thumesnil. Another good beach near Faches-Thumesnil is Bredene, approximately 45.2km (28.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Faches-Thumesnil?

The sea temperature around Faches-Thumesnil 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 required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures come down to nearly 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold 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 near Faches-Thumesnil?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Faches-Thumesnil: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Faches-Thumesnil...

Do you know what the the city Bloomingdale in the United States, the island Nukutapu in the France, and the city Karkkila in the Finland have in common with Faches-Thumesnil? Click on the links to find out...