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

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

Bras is a coastal city in France. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 1888 people. The water temperature around Bras has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.2°C (55.7°F) in March up to 23.4°C (74.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bras 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 Bras?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Bras is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Bras. A spot that might be worth checking out is Palavas les Flots, which is almost 101.3km (62.9miles) away from Bras. Click here for more information on Palavas les Flots and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Albenga, which is ca 119.3km (74.1miles) away from Bras. Another good surfspot is Albenga, located approximately 119.3km (74.1miles) from Bras.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Bras. A beach that might be worth checking out is Bora Bora, which is only 63.7km (39.6miles) away from Bras. Another beautiful beach near Bras is Ventimiglia, roughly 85.3km (53miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Bras?

The water temperature around Bras 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 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Bras. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures drop down to approximately 13°C (56°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Bras?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 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 Bras: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bras...

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