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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Fournes-en-Weppes, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Fournes-en-Weppes...

Fournes-en-Weppes is a coastal city in France. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1997 people. The water temperature around Fournes-en-Weppes varies significantly 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Fournes-en-Weppes 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 Fournes-en-Weppes?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters close to Fournes-en-Weppes is approximately:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Fournes-en-Weppes. The next good one is Nieuwpoort, which is just 39.4km (24.8miles) away from Fournes-en-Weppes. Click here to check out more information on Nieuwpoort and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Fournes-en-Weppes are Dunkerque, which is ca 39.9km (24.8miles) away, and Westende, located ca 40.5km (25.2miles) from Fournes-en-Weppes.

Are there nice beaches located close to Fournes-en-Weppes?

No, there are not many beaches near to Fournes-en-Weppes. A good beach nearby is Ostend, which is only 43.6km (27.1miles) away from Fournes-en-Weppes. Another good beach near Fournes-en-Weppes is Bredene, which is approximately 45km (28miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Fournes-en-Weppes?

The water temperature around Fournes-en-Weppes 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 scuba diving . However, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures come down to roughly 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Fournes-en-Weppes?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change 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. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Fournes-en-Weppes: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Fournes-en-Weppes...

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