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

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

Antibes is a coastal city in France. It is a fairly medium-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 76393 people. The water temperature around Antibes varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 13.2°C (55.8°F) in February up to 24.6°C (76.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Antibes 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 Antibes?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters around Antibes is ca:
14°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Antibes. A good spot nearby is Alassio, which is 60.3km (39.6miles) away from Antibes. Click here for directions and for more information on Alassio and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Antibes are Albenga, which is roughly 63.7km (39.6miles) away, and Finale Ligure, located approximately 73.3km (45.5miles) from Antibes.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Antibes. A beach that might be worth checking out is Bora Bora, which is just 7.7km (4.8miles) away from Antibes. Another beautiful beach near Antibes is Ventimiglia, which is roughly 28.7km (17.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Antibes?

The sea temperature around Antibes is warm, reaching up to 25°C (76°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or light wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures come down to 13°C (56°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Antibes?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (67-76°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Antibes: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Antibes...

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