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

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

Ales is a coastal city in France. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 42410 people. The water temperature around Ales changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 11.5°C (52.6°F) in February up to 22°C (71.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Ales 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 Ales?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Ales is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close to Ales?

There are not too many surf spots close to Ales. The next good one is Palavas les Flots, which is 42.5km (41.6miles) away from Ales. Click here for more information on Palavas les Flots and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Ales are La Guillotine, which is ca 67km (41.6miles) away, and Canet plage, located roughly 112.3km (69.8miles) from Ales.

Are there beaches close to Ales?

No, not too many beaches are located near to Ales. The closest decent beach is Canet-en-Roussillon, which is more than 112.7km (70miles) away from Ales. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Saint-Cyprien, which is roughly 118.2km (73.4miles) away from Ales.

What wetsuit is recommended for Ales?

The water temperature around Ales is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 11°C (53°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Ales?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (53-62°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during fall when temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ales: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ales...

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