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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Le Crotoy, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Le Crotoy...

Le Crotoy is a coastal city in France. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2481 people. The water temperature around Le Crotoy has significant variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2.2°C (36°F) in February up to 16.7°C (62.1°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Le Crotoy 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 Le Crotoy?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters around Le Crotoy is ca:
2°C (36°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Le Crotoy. The nearest one is Berck sur mer, which is just 13.6km (9.1miles) away from Le Crotoy. Click here to check out more information on Berck sur mer and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Le Crotoy are Terminus berck, which is roughly 14.6km (9.1miles) away, and Mers-Les-Bains, located ca 14.7km (9.1miles) from Le Crotoy.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Le Crotoy. The next good one is Lydd-on-Sea, which is only 57.9km (35.9miles) away from Le Crotoy. Another fun beach near Le Crotoy is Camber Sands, which is 61km (37.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Le Crotoy?

The sea temperature around Le Crotoy is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to 2°C (36°F). During this time, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Le Crotoy?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during June, July, and August when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Le Crotoy: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Le Crotoy...

Do you know what the the city Sassinoro in Italy, the city Elst in Netherlands, and the city Parentis-en-Born in France have in common with Le Crotoy? Click on the links to find out...