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

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

Oleron is an island in France. It is part of the island group. The water temperature around Oleron has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 7.6°C (45.7°F) in February up to 17.6°C (63.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Oleron 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 Oleron?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Oleron is about:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Oleron. A good spot nearby is Veules les Roses, which is just 29.9km (18.9miles) away from Oleron. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Veules les Roses and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Oleron are Pourville, which is ca 30.4km (18.9miles) away, and Berneval, located 34.5km (21.4miles) from Oleron.

Are there beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Oleron. The closest decent beach is Eastbourne, which is just 95.2km (59.1miles) away from Oleron. Another nice beach near Oleron is Hastings, which is roughly 97.4km (60.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Oleron?

The sea temperature around Oleron is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, 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 diving around Oleron. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to approximately 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended 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 cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Oleron?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Oleron: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Oleron...

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