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

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

Vimy is a coastal city in France. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the water with a population of 4797 people. The water temperature around Vimy varies extremely throughout the year. 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Vimy 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 Vimy?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Vimy is ca:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Vimy?

There are not many surf spots close to Vimy. A spot, which is not too far away, is Dunkerque, which is just 51.2km (33.1miles) away from Vimy. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Dunkerque and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Vimy are Nieuwpoort, which is 53.3km (33.1miles) away, and Westende, located roughly 54.9km (34.1miles) from Vimy.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Vimy. The closest decent beach is Ostend, which is just 58.5km (36.3miles) away from Vimy. Another nice beach near Vimy is Bredene, which is roughly 60km (37.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Vimy?

The sea temperature around Vimy 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 required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, temperatures drop down to 6°C (42°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Vimy?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. 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. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Vimy: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Vimy...

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