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

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

Merignac is a coastal city in France. It is a quite mid-size city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 69791 people. The water temperature around Merignac has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 11°C (51.8°F) in January up to 21.2°C (70.1°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Merignac 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 Merignac?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near Merignac is about:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Merignac. A spot that might be worth checking out is Mascaret St Pardon, which is roughly 16.5km (18miles) away from Merignac. Click here for directions and for more information on Mascaret St Pardon and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Merignac are La Jenny, which is 29km (18miles) away, and Le Porge, located approximately 29km (18miles) from Merignac.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are close to Merignac. A beach that might be worth checking out is Magdalena, which is 138km (85.7miles) away from Merignac. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Salinas, roughly 184.1km (114.4miles) away from Merignac.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Merignac?

The water temperature around Merignac is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Merignac. Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures come down to 11°C (52°F). During these months, 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 advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Merignac?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during fall when water temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Merignac: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Merignac...

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