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

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

Kernilis is a coastal city in France. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 1174 people. The water temperature around Kernilis varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 9.7°C (49.5°F) in February up to 16.1°C (60.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kernilis 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 Kernilis?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Kernilis is approximately:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots close to Kernilis?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Kernilis. The closest one is Kerlouan, which is just 5.9km (9miles) away from Kernilis. Click here to check out more information on Kerlouan and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Kernilis are La Chapelle, which is ca 14.5km (9miles) away, and Penfoul, located roughly 15.5km (9.6miles) from Kernilis.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Kernilis. The next good beach is Maenporth, which is more than 111.5km (69.3miles) away from Kernilis. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Mounts Bay, approximately 111.7km (69.4miles) away from Kernilis.

What wetsuit do I need for Kernilis?

The water temperature around Kernilis is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Kernilis. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to roughly 10°C (50°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Kernilis?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Kernilis: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kernilis...

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