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

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

Saint-Gelais is a coastal city in France. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1528 people. The water temperature around Saint-Gelais changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.8°C (46.1°F) in February up to 19.9°C (67.8°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Saint-Gelais 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-Gelais?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Saint-Gelais is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Saint-Gelais. A spot that might be worth checking out is La Tranche sur Mer, which is roughly 49.5km (31.7miles) away from Saint-Gelais. Click here for directions and to check out more information on La Tranche sur Mer and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Saint-Gelais are Le Phare du Groin du Cou, which is roughly 51.1km (31.7miles) away, and La Terriere, located 51.8km (32.2miles) from Saint-Gelais.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to Saint-Gelais. One that might be worth checking out is Magdalena, which is almost 235.1km (146miles) away from Saint-Gelais. If you have some extra time, you can also check out El Sardinero, which is ca 263.6km (163.7miles) away from Saint-Gelais.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Saint-Gelais?

The sea temperature around Saint-Gelais 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to nearly 8°C (46°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, 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 carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Saint-Gelais?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

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

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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