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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan...

Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan is a coastal city in France. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 2466 people. The water temperature around Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 10.6°C (51.2°F) in February up to 19.9°C (67.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan 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-Sulpice-de-Royan?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan. The nearest one is Pontaillac, which is only 3.6km (2.4miles) away from Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan. Click here for directions and for more information on Pontaillac and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan are Nauzan, which is ca 3.8km (2.4miles) away, and St Georges de Didonne-la jetee, located roughly 5.1km (3.2miles) from Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan.

Are there beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan. The closest decent beach is Magdalena, which is more than 177.3km (110.1miles) away from Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan. If you have some extra time, you can also try El Sardinero, which is roughly 206.1km (128miles) away from Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan?

The sea temperature around Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, 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, sea temperatures cool down to 11°C (51°F). During this time, 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 periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary 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 love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan...

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