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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 surf spot in France. The water temperature around Pornichet has slight variability during 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 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 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 at Pornichet?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Pornichet is ca:
18°C (64°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Pornichet. The nearest one is La Courance, which is just 3.9km (2.4miles) away from Pornichet. Click here to check out more information on La Courance and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Pornichet is La Govelle, which is approximately 5km (3.1miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Pornichet. A good beach nearby is Salcombe, which is almost 214.9km (133.5miles) away from Pornichet. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Torcross, which is 215.3km (133.8miles) away from Pornichet.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Pornichet?

The sea temperature at 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 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 at Pornichet. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to approximately 8°C (47°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Pornichet?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, 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 spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during June, July, and August when temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures 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.

Fun facts about Pornichet...

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