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

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

Wimereux is a coastal city in France. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 7663 people. The water temperature around Wimereux has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 7°C (44.6°F) in March up to 16.1°C (60.9°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Wimereux 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 Wimereux?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters near Wimereux is about:
15°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Wimereux. The closest one is Wimereux Pointe, which is 0.1km (0.3miles) away from Wimereux. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Wimereux Pointe and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Wimereux are Wimereux, which is roughly 0.5km (0.3miles) away, and Pointe aux Oies, located approximately 1.4km (0.9miles) from Wimereux.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Wimereux. A beach that might be worth checking out is Folkestone, which is just 28.8km (17.9miles) away from Wimereux. Another nice beach near Wimereux is Sandgate, which is roughly 29.4km (18.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Wimereux?

The sea temperature around Wimereux is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, 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 around Wimereux. However, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of roughly 7°C (45°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Wimereux?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Wimereux: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Wimereux...

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