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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near La bougie, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about La bougie...

La bougie is a surf spot in France. The water temperature around La bougie has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 10.8°C (51.4°F) in February up to 23.1°C (73.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since La bougie 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 La bougie?

The current water temperature in the month of March at La bougie is ca:
12°C (54°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to La bougie?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to La bougie. The nearest one is Le Port, which is only 0.5km (0.3miles) away from La bougie. Click here to check out more information on Le Port and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near La bougie is Sainte Barbe Inside, which is 0.9km (0.6miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to La bougie. A good beach nearby is Magdalena, which is 37.6km (23.4miles) away from La bougie. Another nice beach near La bougie is Salinas, which is roughly 77.6km (48.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for La bougie?

The sea temperature at La bougie 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 diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to nearly 11°C (51°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to La bougie?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to La bougie: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about La bougie...

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