March – The ice is getting thinner, still frozen in shallow bays, the light is back, easterly winds can close off the line of retreat, so always have a Plan B, very cold in the water (+2 to +5 degrees), exciting month for paddling.
April – Almost no ice, stable weather conditions, with warmer days and cold nights, the first pleasure boats, varied animal life in the archipelago, the first plants are emerging, still very cold in the water (+5 to + 8 degrees), good month for paddling.
May – No ice, stable weather conditions with warm days and cool nights, Nature is in bloom and the birds have laid their eggs, so move around with caution, pleasure boats are out at weekends, cold in the water (+ 10 to + 14 degrees), fantastic month for paddling.
June – Stable weather conditions, a gentle sea breeze from late morning (around 6 m/s), warm days and pleasant nights, more pleasure boats at weekends, cool in the water (+ 15 to +18 degrees), lovely month for paddling.
July – Less stable weather conditions, strong sea breeze (up to 12 m/s) regularly from 10.00 to around 14.00, turning from west to north through the day, huge numbers of pleasure boats, lukewarm water (+ 18 to + 21 degrees).
August – Weather conditions more stable, still some sea breeze, fewer pleasure boats towards the end of the month, lukewarm water (around +21 degrees), fantastic month for paddling.
September – Stable weather conditions, hardly any pleasure boats in the archipelago, pleasant days and cool nights, plenty of colour on the trees, colder in the water (+ 15 to + 17 degrees), fantastic month for paddling.
October – Unstable weather conditions, low pressure areas with high winds, the lobster fishing causes lots of boat traffic, shorter days (hours of sun, about 6), cold in the water (+ 10 to + 14 degrees).
November – Slightly more stable weather conditions, possible snowfall, the islands are turning white, hardly any boats, short days (hours of sun, about 5), changing animal life, cold in the water (+8 to +12 degrees), eventful month for paddling.
December – Fine white winter days mixed with windy snowstorms, this month includes the shortest days of the year (hours of sun, around 4), beautiful light, few animals, silence, very cold in the water (+3 to +6 degrees), fine month for paddling.