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

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

Lievin is a coastal city in France. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 34370 people. The water temperature around Lievin has a large variability 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Lievin 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 Lievin?

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

Are there surf spots located close to Lievin?

There are not many surf spots close to Lievin. A spot, which is not too far away, is Dunkerque, which is about 47.7km (31miles) away from Lievin. Click here for more information on Dunkerque and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Lievin are Nieuwpoort, which is approximately 50km (31miles) away, and Westende, located approximately 51.6km (32miles) from Lievin.

Are there beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Lievin. One beach, which is not too far away, is Ostend, which is 55.4km (34.4miles) away from Lievin. Another gorgeous beach near Lievin is Bredene, which is approximately 56.9km (35.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Lievin?

The sea temperature around Lievin 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 people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Lievin?

Due to comparatively 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 December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Lievin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Lievin...

Do you know what the the city Boylston in the United States, the city Ranrahirca in the Peru, and Bristol Channel have in common with Lievin? Click on the links to find out...