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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Fort-Mahon-Plage, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Fort-Mahon-Plage...

Fort-Mahon-Plage is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1158 people. The water temperature around Fort-Mahon-Plage has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.1°C (41.3°F) in February up to 18°C (64.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Fort-Mahon-Plage 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 Fort-Mahon-Plage?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Fort-Mahon-Plage is ca:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Fort-Mahon-Plage. The closest one is Berck sur mer, which is just 4.8km (3.6miles) away from Fort-Mahon-Plage. Click here for directions and for more information on Berck sur mer and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Fort-Mahon-Plage are Terminus berck, which is roughly 5.8km (3.6miles) away, and Mers-Les-Bains, located 20.3km (12.6miles) from Fort-Mahon-Plage.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Fort-Mahon-Plage?

There are not many beaches close to Fort-Mahon-Plage. The closest decent beach is Lydd-on-Sea, which is just 49.1km (30.5miles) away from Fort-Mahon-Plage. Another gorgeous beach near Fort-Mahon-Plage is Camber Sands, 52.5km (32.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Fort-Mahon-Plage?

The sea temperature around Fort-Mahon-Plage is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°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 more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Fort-Mahon-Plage. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 5°C (41°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly 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 near Fort-Mahon-Plage?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Fort-Mahon-Plage: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Fort-Mahon-Plage...

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