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

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

Houplines is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 8119 people. The water temperature around Houplines changes dramatically year round. 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 Houplines 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 Houplines?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Houplines is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Houplines. A spot, which is not too far away, is Nieuwpoort, which is about 32.3km (20.6miles) away from Houplines. Click here for more information on Nieuwpoort and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Houplines are Westende, which is approximately 33.2km (20.6miles) away, and Middelkerke, located 34.1km (21.2miles) from Houplines.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Houplines. One beach, which is not too far away, is Ostend, which is only 36km (22.3miles) away from Houplines. Another beautiful beach near Houplines is Bredene, roughly 37.4km (23.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Houplines?

The sea temperature around Houplines 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 recommended 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 diving around Houplines. However, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Houplines?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot 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. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Houplines: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Houplines...

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