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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Soulac-sur-Mer, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Soulac-sur-Mer...

Soulac-sur-Mer is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 3021 people. The water temperature around Soulac-sur-Mer varies slightly during the year. 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 shown in the interactive table 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-sur-Mer 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 Soulac-sur-Mer?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Soulac-sur-Mer is ca:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Soulac-sur-Mer. The nearest one is Soulac, which is just 0.4km (2.6miles) away from Soulac-sur-Mer. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Soulac and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Soulac-sur-Mer are Le Verdon, which is approximately 4.2km (2.6miles) away, and La Chambrette, located roughly 4.3km (2.7miles) from Soulac-sur-Mer.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Soulac-sur-Mer. A good beach nearby is Magdalena, which is more than 164.9km (102.5miles) away from Soulac-sur-Mer. If you have some extra time, you can also visit El Sardinero, approximately 194.1km (120.6miles) away from Soulac-sur-Mer.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Soulac-sur-Mer?

The sea temperature around Soulac-sur-Mer 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 people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to nearly 11°C (51°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very good 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 diving and fishing near Soulac-sur-Mer?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Soulac-sur-Mer: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Soulac-sur-Mer...

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