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

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

Ploumilliau is a coastal city in France. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 2268 people. The water temperature around Ploumilliau has moderate variability throughout 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 Ploumilliau 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 Ploumilliau?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Ploumilliau is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near Ploumilliau?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Ploumilliau. The closest one is Pors-ar-Villec, which is just 6.1km (3.8miles) away from Ploumilliau. Click here for directions and for more information on Pors-ar-Villec and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Ploumilliau are Locquirec, which is approximately 6.2km (3.8miles) away, and Les Sables Blancs, located ca 6.7km (4.2miles) from Ploumilliau.

Are there beaches near Ploumilliau?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Ploumilliau. One that might be worth checking out is Salcombe, which is more than 108km (67.1miles) away from Ploumilliau. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Torcross, roughly 109.6km (68miles) away from Ploumilliau.

What wetsuit do I need for Ploumilliau?

The water temperature around Ploumilliau 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 more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Ploumilliau. However, during early spring, sea temperatures drop down to 10°C (49°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Ploumilliau?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Ploumilliau: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ploumilliau...

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