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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Friville-Escarbotin, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Friville-Escarbotin...

Friville-Escarbotin is a coastal city in France. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 4852 people. The water temperature around Friville-Escarbotin has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.2°C (36°F) in February up to 17°C (62.7°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Friville-Escarbotin 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 Friville-Escarbotin?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Friville-Escarbotin is about:
14°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Friville-Escarbotin. The nearest one is Mers-Les-Bains, which is 7.2km (10.9miles) away from Friville-Escarbotin. Click here for directions and for more information on Mers-Les-Bains and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Friville-Escarbotin are Berneval, which is approximately 17.5km (10.9miles) away, and Berck sur mer, located approximately 22.3km (13.8miles) from Friville-Escarbotin.

Are there beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Friville-Escarbotin. One beach, which is not too far away, is Lydd-on-Sea, which is just 64.4km (40miles) away from Friville-Escarbotin. Another beach near Friville-Escarbotin is Camber Sands, approximately 66.8km (41.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Friville-Escarbotin?

The sea temperature around Friville-Escarbotin is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to roughly 2°C (36°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Friville-Escarbotin?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Friville-Escarbotin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Friville-Escarbotin...

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