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

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

Longfosse is a coastal city in France. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 1250 people. The water temperature around Longfosse changes extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.3°C (43.3°F) in February up to 17.7°C (63.8°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 Longfosse 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 Longfosse?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Longfosse is about:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Longfosse?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Longfosse. The closest one is Wimereux, which is just 11.8km (7.4miles) away from Longfosse. Click here to check out more information on Wimereux and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Longfosse are Wimereux Pointe, which is approximately 11.8km (7.4miles) away, and Pointe aux Oies, located ca 12.9km (8miles) from Longfosse.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Longfosse. The next good one is Folkestone, which is 40.6km (25.2miles) away from Longfosse. Another fun beach near Longfosse is Sandgate, 41.1km (25.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Longfosse?

The sea temperature around Longfosse is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of 6°C (43°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 good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Longfosse?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Longfosse: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Longfosse...

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