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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pont-Aven, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Pont-Aven...

Pont-Aven is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 3129 people. The water temperature around Pont-Aven has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 9.6°C (49.3°F) in March up to 17.1°C (62.8°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Pont-Aven 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 Pont-Aven?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters around Pont-Aven is ca:
11°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Pont-Aven. The nearest one is Beg An Tour, which is 7.3km (6.4miles) away from Pont-Aven. Click here for more information on Beg An Tour and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Pont-Aven are Le kerou, which is ca 10.3km (6.4miles) away, and Guidel, located 12.7km (7.9miles) from Pont-Aven.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not many beaches are near to Pont-Aven. A beach, which is not too far away, is Salcombe, which is more than 165km (102.5miles) away from Pont-Aven. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Torcross, which is 167km (103.7miles) away from Pont-Aven.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Pont-Aven?

The sea temperature around Pont-Aven is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Pont-Aven. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to nearly 10°C (49°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Pont-Aven?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change 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. The conditions usually change during fall when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Pont-Aven: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Pont-Aven...

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