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

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

Barsac is a coastal city in France. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2123 people. The water temperature around Barsac has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 11°C (51.8°F) in January up to 20.5°C (69°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Barsac 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 Barsac?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Barsac is approximately:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Barsac. The next good one is Mascaret St Pardon, which is about 21.1km (27.6miles) away from Barsac. Click here for directions and for more information on Mascaret St Pardon and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Barsac are Dune du Pyla, which is roughly 44.5km (27.6miles) away, and Cap Ferret Chenal, located roughly 46.2km (28.7miles) from Barsac.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to Barsac?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Barsac. The closest decent beach is Magdalena, which is almost 138.4km (86miles) away from Barsac. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Salinas, approximately 184.1km (114.3miles) away from Barsac.

What wetsuit is needed for Barsac?

The water temperature around Barsac is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (69°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during winter, water temperatures cool down to roughly 11°C (52°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods 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 scuba diving and fishing near Barsac?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (60-69°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Barsac: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Barsac...

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