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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Le Havre beach, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Le Havre beach...

Le Havre beach is a surf spot in France. The water temperature around Le Havre beach has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.3°C (43.4°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.7°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 Havre beach 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 at Le Havre beach?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Le Havre beach is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Le Havre beach?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Le Havre beach. The nearest one is Trouville, which is just 9.3km (5.7miles) away from Le Havre beach. Click here to check out more information on Trouville and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Le Havre beach is Deauville, which is 9.5km (5.9miles) away.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Le Havre beach. The next good one is Seaford, which is 88km (54.7miles) away from Le Havre beach. Another nice beach near Le Havre beach is Eastbourne, which is roughly 88.1km (54.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Le Havre beach?

The water temperature at Le Havre beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late 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 at Le Havre beach. However, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to nearly 6°C (43°F). During 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 amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Le Havre beach?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°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 Havre beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Le Havre beach...

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