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

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

Ploemel is a coastal city in France. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the water with a population of 2340 people. The water temperature around Ploemel has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 8.9°C (48.1°F) in February up to 16.4°C (61.6°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since Ploemel 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 Ploemel?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Ploemel is ca:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Ploemel?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Ploemel. The nearest one is Les Crevettes Ste Barbe, which is 5.3km (6.1miles) away from Ploemel. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Les Crevettes Ste Barbe and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Ploemel are Saint Pierre Quiberon-Port Blanc, which is 9.8km (6.1miles) away, and Saint Pierre Quiberon-Port Bara, located 10.3km (6.4miles) from Ploemel.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are near to Ploemel. The closest decent one is Salcombe, which is 181.4km (112.6miles) away from Ploemel. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Torcross, which is approximately 182.5km (113.4miles) away from Ploemel.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ploemel?

The sea temperature around Ploemel is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Ploemel. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to nearly 9°C (48°F). In 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 fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Ploemel?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (53-62°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ploemel: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ploemel...

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