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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Le Penon, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Le Penon...

Le Penon is a surf spot in France. The water temperature around Le Penon varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 10.8°C (51.4°F) in February up to 23.1°C (73.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Le Penon 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 Le Penon?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Le Penon is approximately:
17°C (62°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Le Penon?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Le Penon. The nearest one is Les Bourdaines, which is 0.9km (0.5miles) away from Le Penon. Click here for directions and for more information on Les Bourdaines and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Le Penon is Plage des Casernes, which is ca 0.9km (0.6miles) away.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Le Penon. The closest decent beach is Magdalena, which is more than 56.4km (35miles) away from Le Penon. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Salinas, roughly 100.5km (62.4miles) away from Le Penon.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Le Penon?

The water temperature at Le Penon is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 11°C (51°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold 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 close to Le Penon?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Le Penon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Le Penon...

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