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

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

Saint-Mariens is a coastal city in France. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 1284 people. The water temperature around Saint-Mariens has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 10.7°C (51.2°F) in February up to 21.1°C (69.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Saint-Mariens 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-Mariens?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Saint-Mariens is approximately:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots close to Saint-Mariens?

There are not too many surf spots close to Saint-Mariens. The closest decent spot is Mascaret St Pardon, which is about 14.7km (23.8miles) away from Saint-Mariens. Click here for directions and for more information on Mascaret St Pardon and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Saint-Mariens are Hourtin Plage, which is approximately 38.3km (23.8miles) away, and Le Pin Sec, located roughly 38.7km (24miles) from Saint-Mariens.

Are there nice beaches near Saint-Mariens?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Saint-Mariens. The next good one is Magdalena, which is almost 160.5km (99.7miles) away from Saint-Mariens. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit El Sardinero, which is 204.5km (127miles) away from Saint-Mariens.

What wetsuit is needed for Saint-Mariens?

The water temperature around Saint-Mariens is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to nearly 11°C (51°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Saint-Mariens?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

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

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Saint-Mariens...

Do you know what the the city Cantalupo Ligure in Italy, the city Tropea in Italy, and the island Isla Chincha Sur in Peru have in common with Saint-Mariens? Click on the links to find out...