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

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

Le Pouliguen is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 5438 people. The water temperature around Le Pouliguen changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 8.1°C (46.7°F) in March up to 17.9°C (64.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Le Pouliguen 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 Le Pouliguen?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Le Pouliguen is ca:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Le Pouliguen. The closest one is La Govelle, which is just 1.3km (2miles) away from Le Pouliguen. Click here for more information on La Govelle and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Le Pouliguen are Plage valentin, which is ca 3.3km (2miles) away, and Pornichet, located 3.8km (2.4miles) from Le Pouliguen.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Le Pouliguen?

Not many beaches are located close to Le Pouliguen. The closest decent beach is Salcombe, which is more than 213.5km (132.6miles) away from Le Pouliguen. If you have some extra time, you can also try Torcross, roughly 214km (132.9miles) away from Le Pouliguen.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Le Pouliguen?

The sea temperature around Le Pouliguen is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures cool down to approximately 8°C (47°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Le Pouliguen?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Le Pouliguen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Le Pouliguen...

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