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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Lauwin-Planque, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Lauwin-Planque...

Lauwin-Planque is a coastal city in France. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1944 people. The water temperature around Lauwin-Planque changes significantly 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 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 Lauwin-Planque 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 Lauwin-Planque?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near Lauwin-Planque is about:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Lauwin-Planque. The closest decent spot is Nieuwpoort, which is just 54.1km (34.1miles) away from Lauwin-Planque. Click here for directions and for more information on Nieuwpoort and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Lauwin-Planque are Dunkerque, which is 54.9km (34.1miles) away, and Westende, located ca 55km (34.2miles) from Lauwin-Planque.

Are there beaches located close to Lauwin-Planque?

No, there are not many beaches close to Lauwin-Planque. The closest decent beach is Ostend, which is just 57.2km (35.6miles) away from Lauwin-Planque. Another beach near Lauwin-Planque is Bredene, roughly 58.4km (36.3miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Lauwin-Planque?

The water temperature around Lauwin-Planque 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 more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during December, January, and February, water temperatures come down to 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Lauwin-Planque?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Lauwin-Planque: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Lauwin-Planque...

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