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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near La Bernerie-en-Retz, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about La Bernerie-en-Retz...

La Bernerie-en-Retz is a coastal city in France. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2296 people. The water temperature around La Bernerie-en-Retz has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 8.1°C (46.7°F) in March up to 17.9°C (64.3°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since La Bernerie-en-Retz 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 La Bernerie-en-Retz?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near La Bernerie-en-Retz is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to La Bernerie-en-Retz. The nearest one is La Courance, which is just 15.6km (12miles) away from La Bernerie-en-Retz. Click here for directions and to check out more information on La Courance and its water temperature. Other surfspots near La Bernerie-en-Retz are Pornichet, which is ca 19.3km (12miles) away, and St jean de monts, located ca 21.2km (13.2miles) from La Bernerie-en-Retz.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not many beaches are close to La Bernerie-en-Retz. One that might be worth checking out is Salcombe, which is more than 231.2km (143.6miles) away from La Bernerie-en-Retz. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Torcross, which is 231.4km (143.8miles) away from La Bernerie-en-Retz.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for La Bernerie-en-Retz?

The sea temperature around La Bernerie-en-Retz is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, 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 scuba diving around La Bernerie-en-Retz. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of nearly 8°C (47°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold 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 La Bernerie-en-Retz?

Due to comparatively large sea 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 (47-56°F) during spring. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during June, July, and August when temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to La Bernerie-en-Retz: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about La Bernerie-en-Retz...

Do you know what the the city Centallo in Italy, the city Formia in Italy, and the city Great Yarmouth in United Kingdom have in common with La Bernerie-en-Retz? Click on the links to find out...