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

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

Pont-a-Marcq is a coastal city in France. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 2265 people. The water temperature around Pont-a-Marcq varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 5.7°C (42.2°F) in January up to 19.3°C (66.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Pont-a-Marcq 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-a-Marcq?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Pont-a-Marcq is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Pont-a-Marcq. A good spot nearby is Nieuwpoort, which is just 46.6km (29.2miles) away from Pont-a-Marcq. Click here for directions and for more information on Nieuwpoort and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Pont-a-Marcq are Westende, which is ca 47km (29.2miles) away, and Middelkerke, located approximately 47.6km (29.5miles) from Pont-a-Marcq.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Pont-a-Marcq. A good beach nearby is Ostend, which is only 48.6km (30.2miles) away from Pont-a-Marcq. Another beautiful beach near Pont-a-Marcq is Bredene, which is roughly 49.6km (30.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Pont-a-Marcq?

The water temperature around Pont-a-Marcq is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°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 several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Pont-a-Marcq. However, during winter, temperatures come down to roughly 6°C (42°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Pont-a-Marcq?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (42-51°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Pont-a-Marcq: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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