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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bourcefranc-le-Chapus, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bourcefranc-le-Chapus...

Bourcefranc-le-Chapus is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 3275 people. The water temperature around Bourcefranc-le-Chapus varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 9.3°C (48.8°F) in March up to 19.4°C (66.9°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (58°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Bourcefranc-le-Chapus 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 Bourcefranc-le-Chapus?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Bourcefranc-le-Chapus is ca:
9°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Bourcefranc-le-Chapus. The closest one is Oleron-Grand-Village, which is just 5.2km (3.5miles) away from Bourcefranc-le-Chapus. Click here for more information on Oleron-Grand-Village and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Bourcefranc-le-Chapus are Passe du Trillou, which is ca 5.6km (3.5miles) away, and Nauzan, located roughly 15km (9.3miles) from Bourcefranc-le-Chapus.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Bourcefranc-le-Chapus?

Not many beaches are located close to Bourcefranc-le-Chapus. The next good beach is Magdalena, which is more than 186.3km (115.7miles) away from Bourcefranc-le-Chapus. If you have some extra time, you can also visit El Sardinero, ca 211km (131miles) away from Bourcefranc-le-Chapus.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Bourcefranc-le-Chapus?

The sea temperature around Bourcefranc-le-Chapus is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of approximately 9°C (49°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, 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 better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Bourcefranc-le-Chapus?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during fall when water temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bourcefranc-le-Chapus: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bourcefranc-le-Chapus...

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