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

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

Bora Bora is a beach in France. The water temperature around Bora Bora has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.2°C (55.7°F) in February up to 24.4°C (75.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bora Bora 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 at Bora Bora?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Bora Bora is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Bora Bora. The next good one is Alassio, which is about 53.7km (35.4miles) away from Bora Bora. Click here for directions and for more information on Alassio and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Bora Bora are Albenga, which is ca 57.1km (35.4miles) away, and Finale Ligure, located roughly 66.4km (41.2miles) from Bora Bora.

Are there any other beaches close to Bora Bora?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Bora Bora. One beach, which is not too far away, is Ventimiglia, which is just 22km (13.7miles) away from Bora Bora. Another beach near Bora Bora is Vallecrosia, which is roughly 23.6km (14.6miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Bora Bora?

The water temperature at Bora Bora is warm, reaching up to 24°C (76°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Bora Bora. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to approximately 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Bora Bora?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 19 to 24°C (67-76°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 Bora Bora: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bora Bora...

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