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Anglet - Les Dunes water temperature
Anglet - Les Dunes ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.6

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Anglet – Les Dunes Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(La Cote Basque, France)

Today's Anglet - Les Dunes sea temperature is 20.8 °C.

Statistics for 29 Sep (1981–2005) – mean: 18.9 °C, range: 16.3 °C to 21.1 °C

Sunny with very warm air temperatures, feeling like 27 °C once we account for any wind. Sea temperatures (20 °C) warm too. Staying warm in the water won't be a problem in board-shorts, but wear at least a rash-vest to keep the UV off.

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Anglet - Les Dunes. This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Anglet - Les Dunes Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on Surf-Forecast.com are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Anglet - Les Dunes sea temperatures peak in the range 20 to 25°C (68 to 77°F) on around the 10th of August and are at their minimum on about the 1st of March, at 12°C. Anglet - Les Dunes sea temperatures are maximum in early to mid August. Surfers should use a 2mm long sleeve shorty or a 3/2mm spring wetsuit if the wind is up. At its minimum at the beginning of March, low sea temperatures at Anglet - Les Dunes are suited to a 5/4mm or 5/3mm good quality wetsuit with neoprene gloves and 3mm boots. You will need a hood if it's windy or the air is cold.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Anglet - Les Dunes can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Anglet - Les Dunes. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.