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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Vendin-le-Vieil, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Vendin-le-Vieil...

Vendin-le-Vieil is a coastal city in France. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 6713 people. The water temperature around Vendin-le-Vieil 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 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 Vendin-le-Vieil 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 Vendin-le-Vieil?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Vendin-le-Vieil is about:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Vendin-le-Vieil. The closest decent spot is Dunkerque, which is just 45.9km (29miles) away from Vendin-le-Vieil. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Dunkerque and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Vendin-le-Vieil are Nieuwpoort, which is approximately 46.7km (29miles) away, and Westende, located 48.1km (29.8miles) from Vendin-le-Vieil.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Vendin-le-Vieil. The closest decent beach is Ostend, which is only 51.3km (31.9miles) away from Vendin-le-Vieil. Another nice beach near Vendin-le-Vieil is Bredene, approximately 52.8km (32.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Vendin-le-Vieil?

The sea temperature around Vendin-le-Vieil 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 Vendin-le-Vieil. However, during winter, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 6°C (42°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, 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 better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Vendin-le-Vieil?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change 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 love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Vendin-le-Vieil: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Vendin-le-Vieil...

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