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

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

Le Doulieu is a coastal city in France. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1267 people. The water temperature around Le Doulieu varies 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Le Doulieu 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 Doulieu?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters close to Le Doulieu is approximately:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Le Doulieu. A spot that might be worth checking out is Dunkerque, which is about 30.2km (19.7miles) away from Le Doulieu. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Dunkerque and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Le Doulieu are Nieuwpoort, which is approximately 31.7km (19.7miles) away, and Westende, located roughly 33.5km (20.8miles) from Le Doulieu.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Le Doulieu. One beach, which is not too far away, is Ostend, which is only 38km (23.6miles) away from Le Doulieu. Another fun beach near Le Doulieu is Bredene, which is ca 39.7km (24.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Le Doulieu?

The water temperature around Le Doulieu 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures reach lows of 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Le Doulieu?

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

Directions to Le Doulieu: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Le Doulieu...

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