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

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

Marchiennes is a coastal city in France. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 4671 people. The water temperature around Marchiennes changes significantly throughout 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 Marchiennes 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 Marchiennes?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Marchiennes is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near Marchiennes?

There are not too many surf spots close to Marchiennes. The closest decent spot is Nieuwpoort, which is just 57.4km (35.7miles) away from Marchiennes. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Nieuwpoort and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Marchiennes are Westende, which is roughly 57.5km (35.7miles) away, and Middelkerke, located approximately 57.9km (35.9miles) from Marchiennes.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Marchiennes. The closest decent beach is Ostend, which is just 58.4km (36.3miles) away from Marchiennes. Another good beach near Marchiennes is Bredene, approximately 59.2km (36.8miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Marchiennes?

The water temperature around Marchiennes 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 required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Marchiennes. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people 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 better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Marchiennes?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Marchiennes: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Marchiennes...

Do you know what the the city Yamhill in the United States, the city Canta in the Turkey, and the city Horndal in the Sweden have in common with Marchiennes? Click on the links to find out...