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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near La Torche, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about La Torche...

La Torche is a surf spot in France. The water temperature around La Torche varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 9.8°C (49.6°F) in February up to 16.9°C (62.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since La Torche 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 at La Torche?

The current water temperature in the month of June at La Torche is approximately:
15°C (58°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to La Torche. The nearest one is Pors Carn, which is 0.6km (0.4miles) away from La Torche. Click here to check out more information on Pors Carn and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near La Torche is Tronoen, which is 0.9km (0.5miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to La Torche. The next good beach is Mounts Bay, which is 160.7km (99.8miles) away from La Torche. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Maenporth, approximately 161.3km (100.2miles) away from La Torche.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for La Torche?

The water temperature at La Torche is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°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 might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at La Torche. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to 10°C (50°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people 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 carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near La Torche?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to La Torche: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about La Torche...

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