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

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

Saint-Saens is a coastal city in France. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 2613 people. The water temperature around Saint-Saens changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 2.2°C (36°F) in February up to 17°C (62.7°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 11°C (51°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Saint-Saens 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-Saens?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Saint-Saens is about:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Saint-Saens. A good spot nearby is Pourville, which is just 20.4km (13miles) away from Saint-Saens. Click here to check out more information on Pourville and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Saint-Saens are Berneval, which is 20.9km (13miles) away, and Veules les Roses, located roughly 25.9km (16.1miles) from Saint-Saens.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Saint-Saens. The closest decent beach is Eastbourne, which is only 87.3km (54.2miles) away from Saint-Saens. Another nice beach near Saint-Saens is Hastings, 87.3km (54.2miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Saint-Saens?

The water temperature around Saint-Saens is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, 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 scuba diving around Saint-Saens. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a big supply of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

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

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during winter. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

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

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Saint-Saens...

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