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Ile de Re - Rivedoux water temperature
Ile de Re - Rivedoux ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.6

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Ile de Re – Rivedoux Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Charente Maritime, France)

Today's Ile de Re - Rivedoux sea temperature is 21.5 °C.

Statistics for 19 Jul (1981–2005) – mean: 20.3 °C, range: 19.1 °C to 21.7 °C

Sunny with pleasantly warm air temperatures (feeling like 22 °C once we account for wind), and similar sea temperatures (21 °C). Wear boardshorts or a shorty, or better still a thin summer wetsuit to keep the UV off.

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Surface Water Temperatures
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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Ile de Re - Rivedoux. 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.

Ile de Re - Rivedoux 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.

Ile de Re - Rivedoux water temperatures peak in the range 19 to 24°C (66 to 75°F) on around the 14th of August and are at their minimum on about the 1st of March, in the range 10 to 12°C (50 to 54°F). Ile de Re - Rivedoux water temperatures are maximum in 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 water temperatures at Ile de Re - Rivedoux 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 Ile de Re - Rivedoux 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 Ile de Re - Rivedoux. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.