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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near May-sur-Orne, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about May-sur-Orne...

May-sur-Orne is a coastal city in France. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 1795 people. The water temperature around May-sur-Orne has significant variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 6.1°C (43°F) in March up to 16.2°C (61.1°F) in the month of October, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is , since May-sur-Orne 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 May-sur-Orne?

The current water temperature in the month of February near May-sur-Orne is about:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots near May-sur-Orne?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to May-sur-Orne. The closest one is Luc sur mer, which is just 15.1km (10.3miles) away from May-sur-Orne. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Luc sur mer and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near May-sur-Orne are Courseulles sur mer, which is 16.5km (10.3miles) away, and Deauville, located roughly 26.9km (16.7miles) from May-sur-Orne.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located close to May-sur-Orne. The closest decent one is Ventnor, which is 109.5km (68miles) away from May-sur-Orne. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Shanklin, approximately 111.6km (69.3miles) away from May-sur-Orne.

What wetsuit do I need for May-sur-Orne?

The water temperature around May-sur-Orne is relatively cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of . During this time, in the , a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, water temperatures reach lows of 6°C (43°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to May-sur-Orne?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 6 to 11°C (43-52°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during when water temperatures go up to 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to May-sur-Orne: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about May-sur-Orne...

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