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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue...

Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2144 people. The water temperature around Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 8.1°C (46.5°F) in January up to 17.9°C (64.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue 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 Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters around Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue is ca:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue. The nearest one is Anse du Brick, which is 11.2km (8.8miles) away from Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue. Click here for more information on Anse du Brick and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue are Collignon, which is ca 14.2km (8.8miles) away, and Biville, located 25.7km (16miles) from Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue. A beach that might be worth checking out is Ventnor, which is 69.6km (43.3miles) away from Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue. Another gorgeous beach near Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue is Shanklin, which is 72.4km (45miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue?

The sea temperature around Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during December, January, and February, temperatures reach lows of 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue...

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