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

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

Pontaillac is a surf spot in France. The water temperature around Pontaillac varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 10.6°C (51.2°F) in February up to 19.9°C (67.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Pontaillac 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 at Pontaillac?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Pontaillac is about:
20°C (68°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Pontaillac. The nearest one is Nauzan, which is only 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Pontaillac. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Nauzan and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Pontaillac is St Georges de Didonne-la jetee, which is approximately 3.4km (2.1miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Pontaillac. A beach, which is not too far away, is Magdalena, which is more than 173.7km (107.9miles) away from Pontaillac. If you have some extra time, you can also try El Sardinero, ca 202.4km (125.7miles) away from Pontaillac.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Pontaillac?

The water temperature at Pontaillac is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 11°C (51°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Pontaillac?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Pontaillac: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Pontaillac...

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