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

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

Ponchon is a coastal city in France. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1085 people. The water temperature around Ponchon changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.2°C (36°F) in February up to 16.3°C (61.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ponchon 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 Ponchon?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Ponchon is ca:
14°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Ponchon. The next good one is Mers-Les-Bains, which is roughly 61.5km (38.5miles) away from Ponchon. Click here for directions and for more information on Mers-Les-Bains and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Ponchon are Berneval, which is roughly 61.9km (38.5miles) away, and Pourville, located 65.2km (40.5miles) from Ponchon.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Ponchon?

Not many beaches are located close to Ponchon. The closest decent beach is Lydd-on-Sea, which is 122.7km (76.2miles) away from Ponchon. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Camber Sands, which is ca 125.2km (77.8miles) away from Ponchon.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Ponchon?

The sea temperature around Ponchon is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Ponchon. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to approximately 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing near Ponchon?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during January, February, and March. Pollock, Winter Flounder, 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 range from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ponchon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ponchon...

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