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

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

Bessines is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1421 people. The water temperature around Bessines changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 7.8°C (46.1°F) in February up to 19.9°C (67.8°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Bessines 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 Bessines?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Bessines is ca:
10°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Bessines. A spot, which is not too far away, is La Tranche sur Mer, which is roughly 43.7km (28.1miles) away from Bessines. Click here for directions and to check out more information on La Tranche sur Mer and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Bessines are Le Phare du Groin du Cou, which is approximately 45.3km (28.1miles) away, and La Terriere, located 46.1km (28.6miles) from Bessines.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not many beaches are close to Bessines. A good beach nearby is Magdalena, which is almost 227.4km (141.3miles) away from Bessines. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try El Sardinero, which is approximately 255.4km (158.6miles) away from Bessines.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Bessines?

The sea temperature around Bessines is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Bessines. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to nearly 8°C (46°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Bessines?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during fall when temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bessines: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bessines...

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