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

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

Saint-Porchaire is a coastal city in France. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1437 people. The water temperature around Saint-Porchaire varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 9.3°C (48.8°F) in March up to 19.4°C (66.9°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (58°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Saint-Porchaire 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-Porchaire?

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

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Saint-Porchaire. The closest one is St Georges de Didonne-la jetee, which is just 18.6km (11.7miles) away from Saint-Porchaire. Click here to check out more information on St Georges de Didonne-la jetee and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Saint-Porchaire are Pontaillac, which is roughly 18.8km (11.7miles) away, and Nauzan, located 19km (11.8miles) from Saint-Porchaire.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Saint-Porchaire?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Saint-Porchaire. A beach that might be worth checking out is Magdalena, which is almost 191.6km (119miles) away from Saint-Porchaire. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit El Sardinero, roughly 221.5km (137.6miles) away from Saint-Porchaire.

What wetsuit do I need for Saint-Porchaire?

The water temperature around Saint-Porchaire is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 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 around Saint-Porchaire. Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 9°C (49°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Saint-Porchaire?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (49-58°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during fall when sea temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

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

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Saint-Porchaire...

Do you know what the the city Contigliano in Italy, the city Le Croisic in France, and the city Rosello in Italy have in common with Saint-Porchaire? Click on the links to find out...