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Cap de la Chevre water temperature
Cap de la Chevre ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 5.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Cap de la Chevre Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Finistere – Brittany, France)

Today's Cap de la Chevre sea temperature is 18.0 °C.

Statistics for 21 Jul (1981–2005) – mean: 17.6 °C, range: 16.4 °C to 19.3 °C

The Cap de la Chevre water temperature is reasonably warm (18 °C) and the air temperature will similar (windchill forecast 19 °C). A good quality summer wetsuit would be ideal.

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Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Cap de la Chevre. This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Cap de la Chevre Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on Surf-Forecast.com are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Cap de la Chevre sea temperatures peak in the range 16 to 20°C (61 to 68°F) on around the 17th of August and are at their coldest on about the 1st of March, in the range 10 to 11°C (50 to 52°F). The highest Cap de la Chevre sea temperatures in the middle of August require something like a 3/2mm fully sealed wetsuit. At its coldest at the beginning of March, low sea temperatures at Cap de la Chevre are suited to a 5/4mm or 5/3mm good quality wetsuit with neoprene gloves and 3mm boots. You will need a hood if it's windy or the air is cold.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Cap de la Chevre can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Cap de la Chevre. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.