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

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

Illats is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 1214 people. The water temperature around Illats has moderate variability 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 Illats 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 Illats?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Illats is ca:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Illats?

There are not many surf spots close to Illats. A spot that might be worth checking out is Mascaret St Pardon, which is roughly 21.9km (25.9miles) away from Illats. Click here for directions and for more information on Mascaret St Pardon and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Illats are Dune du Pyla, which is ca 41.6km (25.9miles) away, and Cap Ferret Chenal, located 43.4km (26.9miles) from Illats.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to Illats. One that might be worth checking out is Magdalena, which is more than 135.8km (84.3miles) away from Illats. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Salinas, which is ca 181.5km (112.7miles) away from Illats.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Illats?

The sea temperature around Illats 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Illats. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to approximately 11°C (52°F). During this season, a 4-5mm 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 periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Illats?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot 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 love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Illats: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Illats...

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