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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Saint-Etienne-du-Bois, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Saint-Etienne-du-Bois...

Saint-Etienne-du-Bois is a coastal city in France. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1544 people. The water temperature around Saint-Etienne-du-Bois has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 6.7°C (44°F) in February up to 19.9°C (67.8°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Saint-Etienne-du-Bois 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-Etienne-du-Bois?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Saint-Etienne-du-Bois is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Saint-Etienne-du-Bois. The closest one is Saint gilles croix de vie, which is only 19km (12miles) away from Saint-Etienne-du-Bois. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Saint gilles croix de vie and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Saint-Etienne-du-Bois are La Sauzaie, which is approximately 19.4km (12miles) away, and Les Dunes, located approximately 19.7km (12.2miles) from Saint-Etienne-du-Bois.

Are there beautiful beaches located close to Saint-Etienne-du-Bois?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Saint-Etienne-du-Bois. The next good one is Magdalena, which is more than 246.2km (152.9miles) away from Saint-Etienne-du-Bois. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Torcross, approximately 254.2km (157.9miles) away from Saint-Etienne-du-Bois.

What wetsuit is needed for Saint-Etienne-du-Bois?

The water temperature around Saint-Etienne-du-Bois is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended 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 Saint-Etienne-du-Bois. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 7°C (44°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Saint-Etienne-du-Bois?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during fall when sea temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Saint-Etienne-du-Bois: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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