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

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

Plouenan is a coastal city in France. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 2499 people. The water temperature around Plouenan varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 8.9°C (48°F) in March up to 16.5°C (61.7°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Plouenan 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 Plouenan?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Plouenan is about:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Plouenan. The nearest one is Dossen, which is just 5.1km (9.9miles) away from Plouenan. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Dossen and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Plouenan are Les Sables Blancs-La Plate, which is approximately 15.9km (9.9miles) away, and Les Sables Blancs, located 15.9km (9.9miles) from Plouenan.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are close to Plouenan. One that might be worth checking out is Salcombe, which is almost 111.3km (69.1miles) away from Plouenan. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Torcross, which is 113.9km (70.7miles) away from Plouenan.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Plouenan?

The water temperature around Plouenan is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Plouenan. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of 9°C (48°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Plouenan?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and 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 spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during fall when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Plouenan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Plouenan...

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