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

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

Ploubalay is a coastal city in France. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2506 people. The water temperature around Ploubalay varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 8°C (46.4°F) in March up to 17.7°C (63.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ploubalay 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 Ploubalay?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters near Ploubalay is about:
10°C (49°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Ploubalay. The closest one is Dame jouanne, which is only 3.8km (2.4miles) away from Ploubalay. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Dame jouanne and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Ploubalay are Longchamps, which is ca 3.9km (2.4miles) away, and Le sillon, located 9km (5.6miles) from Ploubalay.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to Ploubalay?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Ploubalay. The closest decent one is Torcross, which is more than 134.3km (83.4miles) away from Ploubalay. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Salcombe, which is 135.2km (84miles) away from Ploubalay.

What wetsuit is needed for Ploubalay?

The water temperature around Ploubalay is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Ploubalay. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to roughly 8°C (46°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ploubalay?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ploubalay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ploubalay...

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