Seignosse – Les Estagnots Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide
Today's Seignosse - Les Estagnots sea temperature is 11.9 °C.
Statistics for 23 Jan (1981–2005) – mean: 12.5 °C, range: 11.4 °C to 13.6 °C
The water temperature (11 °C) at Seignosse - Les Estagnots is quite cold. Despite the sun, windchill of 8 °C means that surfers will need plenty of neoprene. Wear a quality winter wetsuit, a neoprene hood, gloves and boots. A windchill factor of (8 °C).
Map of current France
Surface Water Temperatures based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
Map of current France
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies
(compared with long term averages
at this time of year)
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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Seignosse - Les Estagnots. 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.
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.
Seignosse - Les Estagnots sea water temperatures peak in the range 20 to 25°C (68 to 77°F) on around the 10th of August and are at their lowest on about the 1st of March, at 12°C. Seignosse - Les Estagnots sea water temperatures are highest 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 lowest at the beginning of March, low sea water temperatures at Seignosse - Les Estagnots 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 Seignosse - Les Estagnots 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 Seignosse - Les Estagnots. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.