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

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

Alenya is a coastal city in France. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 2532 people. The water temperature around Alenya has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 11.2°C (52.2°F) in February up to 21°C (69.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Alenya 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 Alenya?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Alenya. The nearest one is Canet plage, which is only 5.2km (5.8miles) away from Alenya. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Canet plage and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Alenya are Collioure bay, which is 9.4km (5.8miles) away, and La Guillotine, located ca 50.2km (31.2miles) from Alenya.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches close to Alenya. The closest one is Saint-Cyprien, which is only 1.9km (1.1miles) away from Alenya. Another nice beach near Alenya is Canet-en-Roussillon, which is 4.9km (3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Alenya?

The water temperature around Alenya is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to 11°C (52°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Alenya?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Alenya: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Alenya...

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