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

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

Lille is a coastal city in France. It is a fairly mid-size city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 228328 people. The water temperature around Lille has extreme 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 Lille 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 Lille?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Lille is about:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Lille. The next good one is Nieuwpoort, which is 38.6km (24.2miles) away from Lille. Click here to check out more information on Nieuwpoort and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Lille are Westende, which is ca 39km (24.2miles) away, and Middelkerke, located roughly 39.5km (24.6miles) from Lille.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Lille?

There are not many beaches near to Lille. A beach that might be worth checking out is Ostend, which is only 40.6km (25.2miles) away from Lille. Another nice beach near Lille is Bredene, which is approximately 41.7km (25.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Lille?

The sea temperature around Lille 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Lille. Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures drop down to nearly 6°C (42°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts 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 near Lille?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving 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 typically change during summer when sea temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Lille: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Lille...

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