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

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

Plougonven is a coastal city in France. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3261 people. The water temperature around Plougonven 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 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 Plougonven 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 Plougonven?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near Plougonven is about:
11°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Plougonven. The nearest one is Les Sables Blancs, which is just 12.5km (7.9miles) away from Plougonven. Click here for more information on Les Sables Blancs and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Plougonven are Pors-ar-Villec, which is approximately 12.7km (7.9miles) away, and Locquirec, located roughly 12.7km (7.9miles) from Plougonven.

Are there beaches close by?

Not many beaches are close to Plougonven. A good beach nearby is Salcombe, which is almost 118.9km (73.9miles) away from Plougonven. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Torcross, which is ca 120.9km (75.1miles) away from Plougonven.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Plougonven?

The sea temperature around Plougonven 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 3-4mm 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 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to nearly 10°C (49°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Plougonven?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during fall when temperatures range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Plougonven: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Plougonven...

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