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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sainte-Marie-de-Re, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sainte-Marie-de-Re...

Sainte-Marie-de-Re is a coastal city in France. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 2832 people. The water temperature around Sainte-Marie-de-Re varies dramatically year round. 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-Marie-de-Re 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-Marie-de-Re?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Sainte-Marie-de-Re is about:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Sainte-Marie-de-Re. The nearest one is La Tranche sur Mer, which is 14.3km (9.1miles) away from Sainte-Marie-de-Re. Click here for directions and for more information on La Tranche sur Mer and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Sainte-Marie-de-Re are Le Phare du Groin du Cou, which is 14.7km (9.1miles) away, and La Terriere, located 16km (9.9miles) from Sainte-Marie-de-Re.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Sainte-Marie-de-Re. A good beach nearby is Magdalena, which is 203.6km (126.5miles) away from Sainte-Marie-de-Re. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try El Sardinero, which is approximately 222.9km (138.5miles) away from Sainte-Marie-de-Re.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Sainte-Marie-de-Re?

The water temperature around Sainte-Marie-de-Re 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 8°C (46°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, 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 carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Sainte-Marie-de-Re?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during fall when temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sainte-Marie-de-Re: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sainte-Marie-de-Re...

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