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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Nieul-sur-Mer, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Nieul-sur-Mer...

Nieul-sur-Mer is a coastal city in France. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 6058 people. The water temperature around Nieul-sur-Mer varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 7.8°C (46.1°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 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Nieul-sur-Mer 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 Nieul-sur-Mer?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Nieul-sur-Mer is about:
10°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Nieul-sur-Mer. The closest one is La Tranche sur Mer, which is just 15.8km (10.5miles) away from Nieul-sur-Mer. Click here for directions and to check out more information on La Tranche sur Mer and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Nieul-sur-Mer are Le Phare du Groin du Cou, which is 16.8km (10.5miles) away, and La Terriere, located approximately 18.1km (11.2miles) from Nieul-sur-Mer.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Nieul-sur-Mer. A good beach nearby is Magdalena, which is 209.3km (130miles) away from Nieul-sur-Mer. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try El Sardinero, which is roughly 230.2km (143miles) away from Nieul-sur-Mer.

What wetsuit do I need for Nieul-sur-Mer?

The water temperature around Nieul-sur-Mer 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 required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Nieul-sur-Mer. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 8°C (46°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy 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 close to Nieul-sur-Mer?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Nieul-sur-Mer: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Nieul-sur-Mer...

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