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

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

Marquise is a coastal city in France. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 4670 people. The water temperature around Marquise varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 7°C (44.6°F) in March up to 16.1°C (60.9°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Marquise 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 Marquise?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Marquise is about:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Marquise. The nearest one is Pointe aux Oies, which is only 4.7km (3.2miles) away from Marquise. Click here to check out more information on Pointe aux Oies and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Marquise are Audreselles, which is roughly 5.1km (3.2miles) away, and Wimereux Pointe, located 5.3km (3.3miles) from Marquise.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Marquise. A good beach nearby is Folkestone, which is 29.8km (18.5miles) away from Marquise. Another good beach near Marquise is Sandgate, ca 30.6km (19miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Marquise?

The water temperature around Marquise is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm 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 diving around Marquise. Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures come down to nearly 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly 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 Marquise?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during fall when sea temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Marquise: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Marquise...

Do you know what the the city Meulebeke in Belgium, the island Epi in Vanuatu, and the city Felina in Italy have in common with Marquise? Click on the links to find out...