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

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

Grenay is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 6491 people. The water temperature around Grenay varies extremely during 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Grenay 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 Grenay?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Grenay is ca:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Grenay. The next good one is Dunkerque, which is just 45.3km (29.7miles) away from Grenay. Click here for directions and for more information on Dunkerque and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Grenay are Nieuwpoort, which is roughly 47.8km (29.7miles) away, and Oye plage escardines, located roughly 49.2km (30.6miles) from Grenay.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Grenay?

There are not many beaches near to Grenay. A good beach nearby is Ostend, which is only 53.5km (33.2miles) away from Grenay. Another beautiful beach near Grenay is Bredene, which is roughly 55.1km (34.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Grenay?

The sea temperature around Grenay 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 several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, water temperatures drop down to roughly 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok 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 Grenay?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. 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 normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Grenay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Grenay...

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