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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Lampaul-Guimiliau, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Lampaul-Guimiliau...

Lampaul-Guimiliau is a coastal city in France. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2077 people. The water temperature around Lampaul-Guimiliau varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 9.3°C (48.8°F) in March up to 14.7°C (58.5°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 Lampaul-Guimiliau 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 Lampaul-Guimiliau?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Lampaul-Guimiliau is approximately:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Lampaul-Guimiliau. A spot that might be worth checking out is Dossen, which is about 14.2km (12.4miles) away from Lampaul-Guimiliau. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Dossen and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Lampaul-Guimiliau are Kerlouan, which is roughly 20km (12.4miles) away, and Les Sables Blancs, located approximately 22.2km (13.8miles) from Lampaul-Guimiliau.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Lampaul-Guimiliau. A good beach nearby is Salcombe, which is 121.2km (75.3miles) away from Lampaul-Guimiliau. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Maenporth, roughly 122.2km (75.9miles) away from Lampaul-Guimiliau.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Lampaul-Guimiliau?

The water temperature around Lampaul-Guimiliau is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 9°C (49°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy 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 Lampaul-Guimiliau?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Lampaul-Guimiliau: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Lampaul-Guimiliau...

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