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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Loison-sous-Lens, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Loison-sous-Lens...

Loison-sous-Lens is a coastal city in France. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 5683 people. The water temperature around Loison-sous-Lens changes dramatically 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 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 Loison-sous-Lens 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 Loison-sous-Lens?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Loison-sous-Lens is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near Loison-sous-Lens?

There are not too many surf spots close to Loison-sous-Lens. The closest decent spot is Dunkerque, which is 47.9km (30.5miles) away from Loison-sous-Lens. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Dunkerque and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Loison-sous-Lens are Nieuwpoort, which is 49.1km (30.5miles) away, and Westende, located ca 50.5km (31.3miles) from Loison-sous-Lens.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Loison-sous-Lens. One beach, which is not too far away, is Ostend, which is only 53.8km (33.4miles) away from Loison-sous-Lens. Another nice beach near Loison-sous-Lens is Bredene, approximately 55.3km (34.3miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Loison-sous-Lens?

The water temperature around Loison-sous-Lens 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 might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Loison-sous-Lens. However, during December, January, and February, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 6°C (42°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Loison-sous-Lens?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Loison-sous-Lens: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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