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

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

Mellac is a coastal city in France. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 2432 people. The water temperature around Mellac varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 9.1°C (48.4°F) in February up to 17.1°C (62.8°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Mellac 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 Mellac?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Mellac is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Mellac?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Mellac. The nearest one is Beg An Tour, which is 9.4km (5.8miles) away from Mellac. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Beg An Tour and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Mellac are Le kerou, which is 9.4km (5.8miles) away, and Guidel, located 10.7km (6.6miles) from Mellac.

Are there beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are near to Mellac. One that might be worth checking out is Salcombe, which is 161.5km (100.3miles) away from Mellac. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Torcross, roughly 163.3km (101.4miles) away from Mellac.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Mellac?

The sea temperature around Mellac is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to 9°C (48°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people 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 advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Mellac?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during August, September, and October when water temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Mellac: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Mellac...

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