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

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

Ghyvelde is a coastal city in France. It is a comparatively little city close to the water with a population of 3110 people. The water temperature around Ghyvelde changes dramatically 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ghyvelde 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 Ghyvelde?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Ghyvelde is about:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots near Ghyvelde?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Ghyvelde. The closest one is Dunkerque, which is only 7.1km (5.7miles) away from Ghyvelde. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Dunkerque and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Ghyvelde are Nieuwpoort, which is 9.2km (5.7miles) away, and Westende, located roughly 12.9km (8miles) from Ghyvelde.

Are there beautiful beaches near Ghyvelde?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Ghyvelde. One beach, which is not too far away, is Ostend, which is only 20.7km (12.9miles) away from Ghyvelde. Another fun beach near Ghyvelde is Bredene, approximately 23km (14.3miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Ghyvelde?

The water temperature around Ghyvelde 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Ghyvelde. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures drop down to approximately 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Ghyvelde?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ghyvelde: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ghyvelde...

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