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

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

Potigny is a coastal city in France. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 1740 people. The water temperature around Potigny varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.3°C (43.4°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Potigny 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 Potigny?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Potigny is about:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Potigny?

There are not many surf spots close to Potigny. The next good one is Luc sur mer, which is just 24.7km (16.7miles) away from Potigny. Click here for more information on Luc sur mer and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Potigny are Courseulles sur mer, which is roughly 27km (16.7miles) away, and Deauville, located roughly 30.5km (19miles) from Potigny.

Are there gorgeous beaches near Potigny?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Potigny. A beach, which is not too far away, is Ventnor, which is almost 120.1km (74.6miles) away from Potigny. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Shanklin, which is roughly 122.1km (75.9miles) away from Potigny.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Potigny?

The sea temperature around Potigny is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°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 a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Potigny. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 6°C (43°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Potigny?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Potigny: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Potigny...

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