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

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

Socx is a coastal city in France. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1034 people. The water temperature around Socx 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Socx 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 Socx?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Socx is approximately:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Socx. The nearest one is Dunkerque, which is only 8.9km (10.9miles) away from Socx. Click here for more information on Dunkerque and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Socx are Oye plage escardines, which is 17.5km (10.9miles) away, and Nieuwpoort, located 18.1km (11.3miles) from Socx.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Socx. A good beach nearby is Ostend, which is only 29.2km (18.1miles) away from Socx. Another beautiful beach near Socx is Bredene, 31.5km (19.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Socx?

The water temperature around Socx 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during December, January, and February, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended 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 advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Socx?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Socx: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Socx...

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