Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Saint gilles croix de vie, France
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Saint gilles croix de vie...
Saint gilles croix de vie is a surf spot in France.
The water temperature around Saint gilles croix de vie changes extremely during the year.
The temperature ranges from 8.4°C (47°F) in February up to 19.9°C (67.8°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Saint gilles croix de vie 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 at Saint gilles croix de vie?
The current water temperature in the month of August at Saint gilles croix de vie is approximately:
Are there any other surf spots near by?
Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Saint gilles croix de vie. The closest one is La Sauzaie, which is just 4.2km (2.6miles) away from Saint gilles croix de vie. Click here
for more information on La Sauzaie and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Saint gilles croix de vie is Les Dunes
, which is approximately 6.9km (4.3miles) away.
Are there beaches located close to Saint gilles croix de vie?
No, not many beaches are located close to Saint gilles croix de vie. A beach, which is not too far away, is Magdalena
, which is almost 234.2km (145.4miles) away from Saint gilles croix de vie. If you have some extra time, you can also check out El Sardinero
, roughly 240.7km (149.5miles) away from Saint gilles croix de vie.
What wetsuit do I need for Saint gilles croix de vie?
The water temperature at Saint gilles croix de vie is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required 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 scuba diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to approximately 8°C (47°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy 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 gilles croix de vie?
Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Saint gilles croix de vie: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Saint gilles croix de vie...
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