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

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

Afa is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 2157 people. The water temperature around Afa varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 12.2°C (54°F) in January up to 26.3°C (79.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Afa 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 Afa?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters around Afa is ca:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Afa. A spot that might be worth checking out is Ruppione, which is about 10.5km (23miles) away from Afa. Click here for more information on Ruppione and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Afa are Punta di Testa, which is roughly 37km (23miles) away, and Sainte-Restitude, located ca 40.3km (25miles) from Afa.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are several beaches in proximity to Afa. The nearest one is Capo di feno, which is 10.5km (6.5miles) away from Afa. Another good beach near Afa is Santa Manza, which is roughly 11.7km (7.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Afa?

The sea temperature around Afa is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during winter, temperatures reach lows of 12°C (54°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Afa?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Afa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Afa...

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