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

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

Guiscriff is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2554 people. The water temperature around Guiscriff has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 9.1°C (48.4°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.8°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Guiscriff 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 Guiscriff?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Guiscriff is ca:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Guiscriff. The closest one is Beg An Tour, which is 19km (12.3miles) away from Guiscriff. Click here for directions and for more information on Beg An Tour and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Guiscriff are Le kerou, which is roughly 19.8km (12.3miles) away, and Guidel, located approximately 21.2km (13.2miles) from Guiscriff.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Guiscriff?

Not many beaches are located near to Guiscriff. A good beach nearby is Salcombe, which is almost 151.3km (94miles) away from Guiscriff. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Torcross, which is ca 153.2km (95.1miles) away from Guiscriff.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Guiscriff?

The sea temperature around Guiscriff is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Guiscriff. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to roughly 9°C (48°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Guiscriff?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Guiscriff: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Guiscriff...

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