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

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

Prefailles is a coastal city in France. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 1185 people. The water temperature around Prefailles varies slightly 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Prefailles 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 Prefailles?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Prefailles is approximately:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Prefailles. The closest one is La Courance, which is just 8.1km (6.9miles) away from Prefailles. Click here for directions and to check out more information on La Courance and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Prefailles are Pornichet, which is roughly 11.2km (6.9miles) away, and La Govelle, located approximately 14.6km (9.1miles) from Prefailles.

Are there nice beaches located close to Prefailles?

No, not many beaches are located close to Prefailles. One that might be worth checking out is Salcombe, which is almost 225.5km (140.1miles) away from Prefailles. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Torcross, ca 225.9km (140.3miles) away from Prefailles.

What wetsuit do I need for Prefailles?

The water temperature around Prefailles 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 required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Prefailles. However, during early spring, temperatures cool down to roughly 8°C (47°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Prefailles?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change 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. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Prefailles: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Prefailles...

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