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

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

Mimizan is a coastal city in France. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 6565 people. The water temperature around Mimizan varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 10.6°C (51.1°F) in February up to 20.5°C (68.8°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Mimizan 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 Mimizan?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters near Mimizan is about:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Mimizan. The closest one is Mimizan, which is just 3.6km (5.5miles) away from Mimizan. Click here to check out more information on Mimizan and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Mimizan are Contis plage, which is 8.9km (5.5miles) away, and Biscarrosse, located ca 17.1km (10.6miles) from Mimizan.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located close to Mimizan. One that might be worth checking out is Magdalena, which is 85.6km (53.1miles) away from Mimizan. If you have some extra time, you can also try Salinas, which is ca 131.4km (81.6miles) away from Mimizan.

What wetsuit do I need for Mimizan?

The water temperature around Mimizan is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (69°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to roughly 11°C (51°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Mimizan?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (51-60°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 change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Mimizan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Mimizan...

Do you know what the the city Limoeiro do Norte in Brazil, the city Giulianova in Italy, and the island Saint Vincent in United States have in common with Mimizan? Click on the links to find out...