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

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

Cestas is a coastal city in France. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 18036 people. The water temperature around Cestas varies slightly during 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cestas 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 Cestas?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters around Cestas is ca:
21°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Cestas. A good spot nearby is Mascaret St Pardon, which is 21.2km (17.1miles) away from Cestas. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Mascaret St Pardon and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Cestas are Grand Crohot, which is 27.5km (17.1miles) away, and La Jenny, located roughly 27.8km (17.3miles) from Cestas.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located near to Cestas. One that might be worth checking out is Magdalena, which is 131.8km (81.9miles) away from Cestas. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Salinas, 178km (110.5miles) away from Cestas.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Cestas?

The sea temperature around Cestas 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures cool down to 11°C (52°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts 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 diving and fishing near Cestas?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (60-69°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Cestas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Cestas...

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