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

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

Penvenan is a coastal city in France. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the water with a population of 2545 people. The water temperature around Penvenan changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 9.5°C (49.1°F) in March up to 16°C (60.8°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Penvenan 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 Penvenan?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Penvenan is ca:
10°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Penvenan?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Penvenan. The closest one is Trestrignel, which is only 6.2km (4.3miles) away from Penvenan. Click here for more information on Trestrignel and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Penvenan are Pors-Nevez, which is 7km (4.3miles) away, and Trestraou, located approximately 7.3km (4.5miles) from Penvenan.

Are there sandy beaches near Penvenan?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Penvenan. The next good beach is Salcombe, which is 100.7km (62.6miles) away from Penvenan. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Torcross, roughly 101.7km (63.2miles) away from Penvenan.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Penvenan?

The sea temperature around Penvenan is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Penvenan. Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 10°C (49°F). During this season, 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 fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Penvenan?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during fall when sea temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Penvenan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Penvenan...

Do you know what the the city Lucedale in the United States, the city Pinhal Novo in the Portugal, and the city Soveria Mannelli in the Italy have in common with Penvenan? Click on the links to find out...