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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pauillac, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Pauillac...

Pauillac is a coastal city in France. It is a comparatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5792 people. The water temperature around Pauillac has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 10.7°C (51.2°F) in February 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 (60°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Pauillac 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 Pauillac?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters close to Pauillac is approximately:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Pauillac. The next good one is Hourtin Plage, which is roughly 20.8km (13miles) away from Pauillac. Click here for directions and for more information on Hourtin Plage and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Pauillac are Le Pin Sec, which is 20.9km (13miles) away, and Carcans, located roughly 23km (14.3miles) from Pauillac.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Pauillac?

No, not many beaches are located close to Pauillac. A beach that might be worth checking out is Magdalena, which is 154.7km (96.1miles) away from Pauillac. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out El Sardinero, ca 193.5km (120.2miles) away from Pauillac.

What wetsuit do I need for Pauillac?

The water temperature around Pauillac 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Pauillac. However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to roughly 11°C (51°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Pauillac?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Pauillac: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Pauillac...

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