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

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

Gonnehem is a coastal city in France. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2257 people. The water temperature around Gonnehem 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 Gonnehem 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 Gonnehem?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Gonnehem is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Gonnehem. A spot that might be worth checking out is Dunkerque, which is roughly 35.6km (23.8miles) away from Gonnehem. Click here to check out more information on Dunkerque and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Gonnehem are Oye plage escardines, which is roughly 38.4km (23.8miles) away, and Nieuwpoort, located roughly 40.4km (25.1miles) from Gonnehem.

Are there beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Gonnehem. The next good one is Ostend, which is only 47.8km (29.7miles) away from Gonnehem. Another good beach near Gonnehem is Bredene, 49.7km (30.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Gonnehem?

The sea temperature around Gonnehem 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Gonnehem. Nevertheless, 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 fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Gonnehem?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Gonnehem: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Gonnehem...

Do you know what the the city Limbaan in the Philippines, the city Aquilonia in the Italy, and the city SantAntonio di Gallura in the Italy have in common with Gonnehem? Click on the links to find out...