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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Herouville-Saint-Clair, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Herouville-Saint-Clair...

Herouville-Saint-Clair is a coastal city in France. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 24258 people. The water temperature around Herouville-Saint-Clair has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.1°C (43°F) in March up to 16.2°C (61.1°F) in the month of October, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is , since Herouville-Saint-Clair 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 Herouville-Saint-Clair?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters near Herouville-Saint-Clair is about:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Herouville-Saint-Clair. The nearest one is Luc sur mer, which is just 7.8km (6.6miles) away from Herouville-Saint-Clair. Click here for directions and for more information on Luc sur mer and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Herouville-Saint-Clair are Courseulles sur mer, which is roughly 10.7km (6.6miles) away, and Deauville, located roughly 19.8km (12.3miles) from Herouville-Saint-Clair.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are close to Herouville-Saint-Clair. A good beach nearby is Ventnor, which is almost 103.5km (64.3miles) away from Herouville-Saint-Clair. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Shanklin, which is ca 105.5km (65.5miles) away from Herouville-Saint-Clair.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Herouville-Saint-Clair?

The water temperature around Herouville-Saint-Clair is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of . During this time, in the , a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Herouville-Saint-Clair. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to nearly 6°C (43°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Herouville-Saint-Clair?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during when temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Herouville-Saint-Clair: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Herouville-Saint-Clair...

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