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

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

Genech is a coastal city in France. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 2762 people. The water temperature around Genech varies significantly throughout 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 Genech 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 Genech?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Genech is approximately:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots close to Genech?

There are not too many surf spots close to Genech. A good spot nearby is Nieuwpoort, which is just 48km (29.9miles) away from Genech. Click here for more information on Nieuwpoort and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Genech are Westende, which is ca 48.1km (29.9miles) away, and Middelkerke, located ca 48.4km (30miles) from Genech.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Genech. A good beach nearby is Ostend, which is 48.9km (30.4miles) away from Genech. Another gorgeous beach near Genech is Bredene, which is roughly 49.7km (30.9miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Genech?

The water temperature around Genech 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 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 scuba diving around Genech. However, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to approximately 6°C (42°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Genech?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Genech: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Genech...

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