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

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

Pornichet is a coastal city in France. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 10584 people. The water temperature around Pornichet has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 8.1°C (46.7°F) in March up to 17.9°C (64.3°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Pornichet 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 Pornichet?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters near Pornichet is about:
8°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Pornichet. The closest one is Pornichet, which is 0.5km (2.2miles) away from Pornichet. Click here to check out more information on Pornichet and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Pornichet are La Courance, which is ca 3.6km (2.2miles) away, and La Govelle, located 5.5km (3.4miles) from Pornichet.

Are there beaches in proximity to Pornichet?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Pornichet. The next good beach is Salcombe, which is more than 214.8km (133.4miles) away from Pornichet. If you have some extra time, you can also try Torcross, approximately 215.3km (133.7miles) away from Pornichet.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Pornichet?

The sea temperature around Pornichet is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, water temperatures come down to 8°C (47°F). During these months, a 4-5mm 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 Pornichet?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions change during June, July, and August when water temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Pornichet: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Pornichet...

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