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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Saint-Alban, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Saint-Alban...

Saint-Alban is a coastal city in France. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1635 people. The water temperature around Saint-Alban varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 8°C (46.4°F) in March 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 (54°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Saint-Alban 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 Saint-Alban?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Saint-Alban is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Saint-Alban. The nearest one is Cap frehel, which is just 13.5km (10.4miles) away from Saint-Alban. Click here to check out more information on Cap frehel and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Saint-Alban are Port Goret Treveneuc, which is approximately 16.7km (10.4miles) away, and Dame jouanne, located ca 19km (11.8miles) from Saint-Alban.

Are there beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Saint-Alban. A good beach nearby is Torcross, which is almost 128km (79.5miles) away from Saint-Alban. If you have some extra time, you can also try Salcombe, which is approximately 128.3km (79.7miles) away from Saint-Alban.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Saint-Alban?

The sea temperature around Saint-Alban 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 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 scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures cool down to 8°C (46°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Saint-Alban?

Due to comparatively large water 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 (46-55°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Saint-Alban: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Saint-Alban...

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