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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Les Dunes, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Les Dunes...

Les Dunes is a surf spot in France. The water temperature around Les Dunes varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 6.7°C (44°F) in February up to 19.9°C (67.8°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Les Dunes 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 Les Dunes?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Les Dunes is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Les Dunes. The closest one is La Sauzaie, which is only 2.7km (1.7miles) away from Les Dunes. Click here for more information on La Sauzaie and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Les Dunes is Sauveterre, which is approximately 4.3km (2.7miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to Les Dunes?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Les Dunes. A beach, which is not too far away, is Magdalena, which is almost 229.1km (142.3miles) away from Les Dunes. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit El Sardinero, which is approximately 237.3km (147.4miles) away from Les Dunes.

What wetsuit is needed for Les Dunes?

The water temperature at Les Dunes is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Les Dunes. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to 7°C (44°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Les Dunes?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (44-53°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during fall when temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Les Dunes: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Les Dunes...

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