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

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

Avensan is a coastal city in France. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 1911 people. The water temperature around Avensan has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 10.7°C (51.2°F) in February up to 21.1°C (69.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Avensan 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 Avensan?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Avensan is about:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Avensan?

There are not many surf spots close to Avensan. A spot, which is not too far away, is Carcans, which is about 21.6km (13.7miles) away from Avensan. Click here to check out more information on Carcans and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Avensan are Lacanau, which is 22km (13.7miles) away, and Lacanau Supersud, located approximately 22.3km (13.8miles) from Avensan.

Are there beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Avensan. A good beach nearby is Magdalena, which is 145.2km (90.2miles) away from Avensan. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try El Sardinero, which is 186.6km (115.9miles) away from Avensan.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Avensan?

The sea temperature around Avensan is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to approximately 11°C (51°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Avensan?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. 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. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Avensan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Avensan...

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