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

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

Bayonne is a coastal city in France. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 44396 people. The water temperature around Bayonne changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 10.8°C (51.4°F) in February up to 23.1°C (73.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bayonne 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 Bayonne?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Bayonne is ca:
11°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Bayonne. The nearest one is Anglet-Marinella, which is only 3.2km (2.1miles) away from Bayonne. Click here for directions and for more information on Anglet-Marinella and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Bayonne are Anglet-Chambre d Amour, which is ca 3.3km (2.1miles) away, and Anglet-Les Cavaliers, located ca 3.5km (2.2miles) from Bayonne.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Bayonne. The closest decent beach is Magdalena, which is just 48.6km (30.2miles) away from Bayonne. Another gorgeous beach near Bayonne is Salinas, 89.5km (55.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Bayonne?

The sea temperature around Bayonne is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to approximately 11°C (51°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Bayonne?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Bayonne: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bayonne...

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