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

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

Le Santocha is a surf spot in France. The water temperature around Le Santocha has a large variability year round. 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 illustrated 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 Santocha 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 Santocha?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Le Santocha is about:
13°C (55°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Le Santocha?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Le Santocha. The nearest one is Capbreton-Le Prevent, which is only 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Le Santocha. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Capbreton-Le Prevent and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Le Santocha is La Piste, which is roughly 0.2km (0.2miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Le Santocha. The closest decent beach is Magdalena, which is only 54.1km (33.6miles) away from Le Santocha. Another good beach near Le Santocha is Salinas, which is approximately 97.5km (60.5miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Le Santocha?

The water temperature at Le Santocha 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 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Le Santocha. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of 11°C (51°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required 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 amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Le Santocha?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Le Santocha: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Le Santocha...

Do you know what the the city Montebruno in Italy, the city Chatillon-sur-Seiche in France, and the city Corvallis in United States have in common with Le Santocha? Click on the links to find out...