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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sottevast, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sottevast...

Sottevast is a coastal city in France. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 1232 people. The water temperature around Sottevast changes extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.7°C (45.9°F) in March up to 17.9°C (64.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sottevast 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 Sottevast?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Sottevast is about:
11°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Sottevast. The closest one is Collignon, which is only 9.3km (6.9miles) away from Sottevast. Click here to check out more information on Collignon and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Sottevast are Anse du Brick, which is 11.1km (6.9miles) away, and Le Grand Large, located approximately 11.7km (7.2miles) from Sottevast.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Sottevast. The closest decent beach is Ventnor, which is 76km (47.2miles) away from Sottevast. Another good beach near Sottevast is Swanage, 76.7km (47.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Sottevast?

The sea temperature around Sottevast is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late 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 diving around Sottevast. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to nearly 8°C (46°F). In this season, 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 high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Sottevast?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sottevast: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sottevast...

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