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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Punta di Testa, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Punta di Testa...

Punta di Testa is a surf spot in France. The water temperature around Punta di Testa has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 13°C (55.5°F) in March up to 22.6°C (72.7°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Punta di Testa 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 Punta di Testa?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Punta di Testa is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Punta di Testa?

There are not too many surf spots close to Punta di Testa. A spot that might be worth checking out is Bassa Trinita, which is only 30.9km (19.2miles) away from Punta di Testa. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Bassa Trinita and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Punta di Testa is Ruppione, which is approximately 32.9km (20.4miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other beaches in proximity to Punta di Testa. The closest one is Porto-Vecchio, which is only 9km (5.6miles) away from Punta di Testa. Another fun beach near Punta di Testa is Palombaggia, which is 9.5km (5.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Punta di Testa?

The water temperature at Punta di Testa is warm, reaching up to 23°C (73°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Punta di Testa. However, during early spring, water temperatures reach lows of 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Punta di Testa?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during fall when sea temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Punta di Testa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Punta di Testa...

Do you know what the the city Oudega in the Netherlands, the city Khoni in the Georgia, and the city Cellino San Marco in the Italy have in common with Punta di Testa? Click on the links to find out...