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

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

Alata is a coastal city in France. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 2584 people. The water temperature around Alata varies dramatically 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Alata 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 Alata?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Alata is about:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Alata. A good spot nearby is Ruppione, which is just 10.3km (24.2miles) away from Alata. Click here for directions and for more information on Ruppione and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Alata are Punta di Testa, which is roughly 39km (24.2miles) away, and Sainte-Restitude, located approximately 40.8km (25.4miles) from Alata.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are several other gorgeous beaches close to Alata. The closest one is Capo di feno, which is only 7.8km (4.8miles) away from Alata. Another good beach near Alata is Santa Manza, which is approximately 12km (7.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Alata?

The water temperature around Alata 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 light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Alata?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Alata: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Alata...

Do you know what the the city Gonzales in the United States, the city Fenile in the Italy, and the city Bramhall in the United Kingdom have in common with Alata? Click on the links to find out...