Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Saint-Francois, Guadeloupe
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Saint-Francois...
Saint-Francois is a coastal city in Guadeloupe.
It is a fairly dense town close to the water with a population of 12732 people.
The water temperature around Saint-Francois is almost constant year round.
The temperature ranges from 25.9°C (78.6°F) in March up to 29.2°C (84.6°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Saint-Francois 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-Francois?
The current water temperature in the month of January near Saint-Francois is ca:
Are there surf spots located close to Saint-Francois?
Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Saint-Francois. The nearest one is St Francois Harbour, which is just 0.3km (4.7miles) away from Saint-Francois. Click here
for more information on St Francois Harbour and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Saint-Francois are Le Moule
, which is approximately 7.6km (4.7miles) away, and Caravelle
, located approximately 8.4km (5.2miles) from Saint-Francois.
Are there sandy beaches close by?
Not too many beaches are close to Saint-Francois. The next good beach is Pinneys Beach
, which is almost 109.2km (67.8miles) away from Saint-Francois. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Frigate Bay
, which is ca 117.3km (72.9miles) away from Saint-Francois.
Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Saint-Francois?
The average sea temperature around Saint-Francois is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with no significant variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Saint-Francois. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Saint-Francois can be remarkably strong.
How is the diving and fishing close to Saint-Francois?
Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters around Saint-Francois are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Saint-Francois: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
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