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

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

Soulac is a surf spot in France. The water temperature around Soulac varies slightly year round. 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 Soulac 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 Soulac?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Soulac is about:
18°C (65°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Soulac?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Soulac. The nearest one is Le Verdon, which is only 4km (2.5miles) away from Soulac. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Le Verdon and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Soulac is La Chambrette, which is 4.3km (2.7miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Soulac. A good beach nearby is Magdalena, which is 165.2km (102.6miles) away from Soulac. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out El Sardinero, roughly 194.3km (120.7miles) away from Soulac.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Soulac?

The water temperature at Soulac 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to approximately 11°C (51°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods 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 Soulac?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Soulac: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Soulac...

Do you know what the the city Castle Hayne in the United States, the geo Sigsbee Escarpment , and the city Luntas in the Indonesia have in common with Soulac? Click on the links to find out...