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

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

Lestrem is a coastal city in France. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 3925 people. The water temperature around Lestrem varies significantly year round. 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 Lestrem 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 Lestrem?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Lestrem is approximately:
6°C (42°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Lestrem. A spot that might be worth checking out is Dunkerque, which is about 33.4km (22.3miles) away from Lestrem. Click here for more information on Dunkerque and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Lestrem are Nieuwpoort, which is roughly 36km (22.3miles) away, and Westende, located approximately 37.9km (23.5miles) from Lestrem.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Lestrem. A good beach nearby is Ostend, which is 42.5km (26.4miles) away from Lestrem. Another beach near Lestrem is Bredene, which is 44.2km (27.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Lestrem?

The water temperature around Lestrem 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 be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Lestrem. However, during December, January, and February, temperatures drop down to approximately 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 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 Lestrem?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Lestrem: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Lestrem...

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