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

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

Leon is a coastal city in France. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1573 people. The water temperature around Leon varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 11.8°C (53.3°F) in February up to 22.9°C (73.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Leon 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 Leon?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters near Leon is about:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Leon. The nearest one is La Lette Blanche, which is 4.2km (2.8miles) away from Leon. Click here to check out more information on La Lette Blanche and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Leon are Arna plage, which is approximately 4.5km (2.8miles) away, and Moliets, located approximately 4.9km (3miles) from Leon.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not many beaches are near to Leon. The next good beach is Magdalena, which is almost 68.3km (42.5miles) away from Leon. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Salinas, which is 113.2km (70.3miles) away from Leon.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Leon?

The sea temperature around Leon is warm, reaching up to 23°C (73°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to roughly 12°C (53°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Leon?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Leon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Leon...

Do you know what the the city Nolby in Sweden, the geo Hawkins Reef , and the city Maltignano in Italy have in common with Leon? Click on the links to find out...