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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Chateauneuf-sur-Charente, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Chateauneuf-sur-Charente...

Chateauneuf-sur-Charente is a coastal city in France. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 3523 people. The water temperature around Chateauneuf-sur-Charente varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 10.6°C (51.2°F) in February up to 19.9°C (67.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Chateauneuf-sur-Charente 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 Chateauneuf-sur-Charente?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Chateauneuf-sur-Charente is approximately:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Chateauneuf-sur-Charente. A spot, which is not too far away, is St Georges de Didonne-la jetee, which is about 45.8km (30.1miles) away from Chateauneuf-sur-Charente. Click here for directions and to check out more information on St Georges de Didonne-la jetee and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Chateauneuf-sur-Charente are Pontaillac, which is roughly 48.5km (30.1miles) away, and La Chambrette, located 48.8km (30.3miles) from Chateauneuf-sur-Charente.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Chateauneuf-sur-Charente. The closest decent one is Magdalena, which is almost 197.7km (122.8miles) away from Chateauneuf-sur-Charente. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit El Sardinero, roughly 238.3km (148miles) away from Chateauneuf-sur-Charente.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Chateauneuf-sur-Charente?

The water temperature around Chateauneuf-sur-Charente is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°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 around Chateauneuf-sur-Charente. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to roughly 11°C (51°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, 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 better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Chateauneuf-sur-Charente?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Chateauneuf-sur-Charente: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Chateauneuf-sur-Charente...

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