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

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

Flamanville is a coastal city in France. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 1722 people. The water temperature around Flamanville varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 8.2°C (46.8°F) in February up to 15.4°C (59.7°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Flamanville 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 Flamanville?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Flamanville is approximately:
15°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Flamanville. The closest one is Dielette Harbour, which is just 1.3km (1.2miles) away from Flamanville. Click here to check out more information on Dielette Harbour and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Flamanville are Dielette Shore Break, which is ca 1.9km (1.2miles) away, and Dielette Left, located roughly 2km (1.2miles) from Flamanville.

Are there beaches close to Flamanville?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Flamanville. The next good one is Church Ope Cove, which is 73.9km (45.9miles) away from Flamanville. Another good beach near Flamanville is Church Ope Cove, which is roughly 73.9km (45.9miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Flamanville?

The water temperature around Flamanville is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (60°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to roughly 8°C (47°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Flamanville?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 10 to 15°C (51-60°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Flamanville: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Flamanville...

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