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Les Moules water temperature
Les Moules ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.6

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Les Moules Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Morbihan – Brittany, France)

Today's Les Moules sea temperature is 13.1 °C.

Statistics for 17 May (1981–2005) – mean: 13.5 °C, range: 12.1 °C to 15.3 °C

The water temperature (13 °C) at Les Moules is fairly cool. Despite the sun, a windchill factor of (9 °C) means that surfers will need a good quality spring wetsuit, a neoprene hood. Some surfers would wear gloves and boots.

Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Les Moules. 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.

Les Moules 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.

Les Moules sea temperatures peak in the range 17 to 20°C (63 to 68°F) on around the 10th of August and are at their minimum on about the 1st of March, in the range 10 to 11°C (50 to 52°F). The warmest Les Moules sea temperatures in early to mid August require something like a 3/2mm fully sealed wetsuit. At its minimum at the beginning of March, low sea temperatures at Les Moules 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 Les Moules 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 Les Moules. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.