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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Vendin-les-Bethune, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Vendin-les-Bethune...

Vendin-les-Bethune is a coastal city in France. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2575 people. The water temperature around Vendin-les-Bethune has extreme variability 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-les-Bethune 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-les-Bethune?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Vendin-les-Bethune is about:
7°C (44°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Vendin-les-Bethune. The next good one is Dunkerque, which is about 37.3km (25miles) away from Vendin-les-Bethune. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Dunkerque and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Vendin-les-Bethune are Oye plage escardines, which is roughly 40.2km (25miles) away, and Nieuwpoort, located approximately 41.6km (25.9miles) from Vendin-les-Bethune.

Are there beaches located close to Vendin-les-Bethune?

No, there are not many beaches near to Vendin-les-Bethune. A good beach nearby is Ostend, which is just 48.8km (30.3miles) away from Vendin-les-Bethune. Another good beach near Vendin-les-Bethune is Bredene, roughly 50.6km (31.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Vendin-les-Bethune?

The water temperature around Vendin-les-Bethune 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures reach lows of nearly 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Vendin-les-Bethune?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba 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 winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Vendin-les-Bethune: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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