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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sainte-Hermine, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sainte-Hermine...

Sainte-Hermine is a coastal city in France. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 2435 people. The water temperature around Sainte-Hermine has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.8°C (46.1°F) in February up to 19.9°C (67.8°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Sainte-Hermine 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 Sainte-Hermine?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Sainte-Hermine is about:
8°C (47°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Sainte-Hermine. The next good one is La Tranche sur Mer, which is 23.1km (14.8miles) away from Sainte-Hermine. Click here to check out more information on La Tranche sur Mer and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Sainte-Hermine are Les Conches, which is approximately 23.9km (14.8miles) away, and Le Phare du Groin du Cou, located ca 24.5km (15.2miles) from Sainte-Hermine.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to Sainte-Hermine?

Not too many beaches are located near to Sainte-Hermine. A beach, which is not too far away, is Magdalena, which is more than 234.1km (145.4miles) away from Sainte-Hermine. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out El Sardinero, which is approximately 253.4km (157.4miles) away from Sainte-Hermine.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Sainte-Hermine?

The sea temperature around Sainte-Hermine 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to nearly 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Sainte-Hermine?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sainte-Hermine: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sainte-Hermine...

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