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

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

Lessay is a coastal city in France. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 1800 people. The water temperature around Lessay varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.7°C (44.1°F) in January up to 17.8°C (64°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Lessay 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 Lessay?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Lessay is about:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Lessay?

There are not many surf spots close to Lessay. The next good one is Baubigny, which is about 19.7km (13.9miles) away from Lessay. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Baubigny and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Lessay are Le Poux, which is ca 22.4km (13.9miles) away, and Le Rozel, located ca 23km (14.3miles) from Lessay.

Are there beaches near Lessay?

There are not too many beaches near to Lessay. One beach, which is not too far away, is Ventnor, which is just 96.3km (59.8miles) away from Lessay. Another nice beach near Lessay is Swanage, which is approximately 98km (60.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Lessay?

The sea temperature around Lessay is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 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 around Lessay. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 7°C (44°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Lessay?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Lessay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Lessay...

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