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

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

Saint-Malo is a coastal city in France. It is a quite mid-size city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 50676 people. The water temperature around Saint-Malo changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 8°C (46.4°F) in March up to 17.7°C (63.9°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-Malo 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-Malo?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Saint-Malo is about:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Saint-Malo. The nearest one is Le sillon, which is only 1.6km (3.1miles) away from Saint-Malo. Click here for more information on Le sillon and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Saint-Malo are Longchamps, which is roughly 5km (3.1miles) away, and Dame jouanne, located 5.8km (3.6miles) from Saint-Malo.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Saint-Malo. A beach that might be worth checking out is Church Ope Cove, which is 131.9km (81.9miles) away from Saint-Malo. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Church Ope Cove, which is approximately 131.9km (81.9miles) away from Saint-Malo.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Saint-Malo?

The water temperature around Saint-Malo is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures drop down to approximately 8°C (46°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods 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 scuba diving and fishing near Saint-Malo?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

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

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Saint-Malo...

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