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

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

Niort is a coastal city in France. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 54660 people. The water temperature around Niort varies significantly 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Niort 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 Niort?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters close to Niort is approximately:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Niort. The closest decent spot is La Tranche sur Mer, which is just 46.2km (29.7miles) away from Niort. Click here for directions and for more information on La Tranche sur Mer and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Niort are Le Phare du Groin du Cou, which is 47.8km (29.7miles) away, and La Terriere, located 48.6km (30.2miles) from Niort.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Niort. The closest decent beach is Magdalena, which is 229.9km (142.8miles) away from Niort. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try El Sardinero, roughly 258.3km (160.4miles) away from Niort.

What wetsuit is needed for Niort?

The water temperature around Niort 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 be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Niort. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to approximately 8°C (46°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended 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 amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Niort?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot 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. The conditions typically change during fall when sea temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Niort: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Niort...

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