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

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

Frethun is a coastal city in France. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 1229 people. The water temperature around Frethun has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 6.9°C (44.4°F) in February up to 16.6°C (61.9°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 Frethun 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 Frethun?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Frethun is approximately:
11°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots close to Frethun?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Frethun. The nearest one is Sangatte, which is 4km (3miles) away from Frethun. Click here for more information on Sangatte and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Frethun are Cap Blanc Nez, which is 4.9km (3miles) away, and Wissant, located 7.5km (4.6miles) from Frethun.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Frethun. One beach, which is not too far away, is Deal, which is 27.9km (17.4miles) away from Frethun. Another beautiful beach near Frethun is Folkestone, 30.6km (19miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Frethun?

The water temperature around Frethun is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures come down to nearly 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy 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 close to Frethun?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during fall when water temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Frethun: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Frethun...

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