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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Le Pin Sec, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Le Pin Sec...

Le Pin Sec is a surf spot in France. The water temperature around Le Pin Sec changes extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 10.2°C (50.3°F) in March up to 21.1°C (69.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Le Pin Sec 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 Pin Sec?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Le Pin Sec is approximately:
10°C (50°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Le Pin Sec?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Le Pin Sec. The nearest one is Hourtin Plage, which is only 3.1km (1.9miles) away from Le Pin Sec. Click here to check out more information on Hourtin Plage and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Le Pin Sec is Montalivet, which is ca 7.5km (4.7miles) away.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Le Pin Sec. One that might be worth checking out is Magdalena, which is more than 148.8km (92.4miles) away from Le Pin Sec. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out El Sardinero, ca 180.9km (112.3miles) away from Le Pin Sec.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Le Pin Sec?

The water temperature at Le Pin Sec is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, temperatures come down to nearly 10°C (50°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly 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 Pin Sec?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Le Pin Sec: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Le Pin Sec...

Do you know what the the city Sturno in Italy, the city Nova Iguacu in Brazil, and the city Lalig in Philippines have in common with Le Pin Sec? Click on the links to find out...