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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 surf spot in France. The water temperature around Wimereux changes slightly throughout the year. 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 shown in the interactive table 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 at Wimereux?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Wimereux is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Wimereux. The closest one is Wimereux Pointe, which is 0.4km (0.2miles) away from Wimereux. Click here for directions and for more information on Wimereux Pointe and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Wimereux is Pointe aux Oies, which is approximately 1.8km (1.1miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Wimereux?

There are not many beaches near to Wimereux. A beach that might be worth checking out is Folkestone, which is just 28.9km (17.9miles) away from Wimereux. Another beach near Wimereux is Sandgate, which is approximately 29.4km (18.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Wimereux?

The sea temperature at 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 be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of 7°C (45°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Wimereux?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range 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.

Fun facts about Wimereux...

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