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Lampaul Ploudalmezeau water temperature
Lampaul Ploudalmezeau ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 1.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.4

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Lampaul Ploudalmezeau Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Finistere – Brittany, France)

Today's Lampaul Ploudalmezeau sea temperature is 14.6 °C.

Statistics for 24 Oct (1981–2005) – mean: 14.5 °C, range: 13.2 °C to 15.7 °C

The water temperature (14 °C) at Lampaul Ploudalmezeau is quite cool. If the sun shines as we have forecast, it should feel warm enough to surf in a good spring wetsuit. Effective windchill factor of (15 °C) will make the air and water feel about the same temperature.

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Surface Water Temperatures
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Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

(compared with long term averages
at this time of year)

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Lampaul Ploudalmezeau. 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.

Lampaul Ploudalmezeau Water Temperature Graph

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

Lampaul Ploudalmezeau sea water temperatures peak in the range 16 to 19°C (61 to 66°F) on around the 9th of August and are at their lowest on about the 24th of February, in the range 9 to 11°C (48 to 52°F). The highest seasonal sea water temperatures at Lampaul Ploudalmezeau in early to mid August lend themselves to a 4/3mm wetsuit or a 3/2mm suit and 3mm neoprene boots. At its lowest in the fourth week of February, low sea water temperatures at Lampaul Ploudalmezeau 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 Lampaul Ploudalmezeau 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 Lampaul Ploudalmezeau. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.