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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cap frehel, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cap frehel...

Cap frehel is a surf spot in France. The water temperature around Cap frehel has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 8°C (46.4°F) in March up to 16.5°C (61.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cap frehel 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 Cap frehel?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Cap frehel is about:
11°C (51°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Cap frehel. The closest one is Dame jouanne, which is 8.8km (5.4miles) away from Cap frehel. Click here for more information on Dame jouanne and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Cap frehel is Longchamps, which is ca 9.5km (5.9miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located near to Cap frehel. The closest decent beach is Torcross, which is more than 124.1km (77.1miles) away from Cap frehel. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Salcombe, which is roughly 125km (77.6miles) away from Cap frehel.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Cap frehel?

The sea temperature at Cap frehel is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended 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 diving at Cap frehel. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 8°C (46°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold 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 near Cap frehel?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Cap frehel: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Cap frehel...

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