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

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

Preaux is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1673 people. The water temperature around Preaux has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 5.5°C (41.9°F) in March up to 17.9°C (64.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (52°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Preaux 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 Preaux?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Preaux is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Preaux. A spot, which is not too far away, is Pourville, which is just 30.6km (20.2miles) away from Preaux. Click here to check out more information on Pourville and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Preaux are Veules les Roses, which is ca 32.5km (20.2miles) away, and Berneval, located approximately 33km (20.5miles) from Preaux.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Preaux. The closest decent beach is Eastbourne, which is 97km (60.3miles) away from Preaux. Another good beach near Preaux is Hastings, which is approximately 98.3km (61miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Preaux?

The sea temperature around Preaux is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°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 fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Preaux. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of nearly 5°C (42°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Preaux?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (42-51°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Preaux: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Preaux...

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