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

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

Chalais is a coastal city in France. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 1986 people. The water temperature around Chalais has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 10.2°C (50.3°F) in March up to 21.1°C (69.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Chalais 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 Chalais?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Chalais is about:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Chalais?

There are not many surf spots close to Chalais. A spot, which is not too far away, is Mascaret St Pardon, which is 30.4km (34.1miles) away from Chalais. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Mascaret St Pardon and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Chalais are St Georges de Didonne-la jetee, which is ca 54.8km (34.1miles) away, and La Chambrette, located approximately 56.3km (35miles) from Chalais.

Are there beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are near to Chalais. The next good one is Magdalena, which is more than 183.2km (113.8miles) away from Chalais. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try El Sardinero, which is roughly 228.8km (142.1miles) away from Chalais.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Chalais?

The sea temperature around Chalais is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 10°C (50°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people 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 better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Chalais?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Chalais: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Chalais...

Do you know what the the city Cartigliano in Italy, the city Danville in United States, and the city Arruazu in Spain have in common with Chalais? Click on the links to find out...