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Oye Plage Escardines water temperature
Oye Plage Escardines ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.5

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Oye Plage Escardines Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Nord – Pas de Calais, France)

Today's Oye Plage Escardines sea temperature is 12.4 °C.

Statistics for 27 May (1981–2005) – mean: 12.0 °C, range: 10.3 °C to 13.6 °C

Don't be misled by the forecast of warm air temperatures at Oye Plage Escardines because the water temperature at Oye Plage Escardines is much colder (12 °C) than the air (22 °C) today. Surfers will need a decent quality spring wetsuit, gloves and boots and a hood if you expect to be duck-diving a lot. Feeling much more pleasant out of the water than in the sea today.

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Oye Plage Escardines. This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Oye Plage Escardines Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on Surf-Forecast.com are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Oye Plage Escardines sea temperatures peak in the range 16 to 19°C (61 to 66°F) on around the 17th of August and are at their minimum on about the 23rd of February, in the range 4 to 9°C (39 to 48°F). The maximum seasonal sea temperatures at Oye Plage Escardines in the middle of August lend themselves to a 4/3mm wetsuit or a 3/2mm suit and 3mm neoprene boots. The minimum sea temperatures at Oye Plage Escardines mean that you will need a flexible 6/5/4mm wetsuit or a well fitting 5/4mm wetsuit with gloves and 5mm neoprene booties and a hood to surf here in the fourth week of February.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Oye Plage Escardines can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Oye Plage Escardines. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.