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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Argelès-sur-Mer, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Argelès-sur-Mer...

Argelès-sur-Mer is a beach in France. The water temperature around Argelès-sur-Mer changes moderately 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Argelès-sur-Mer 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 at Argelès-sur-Mer?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Argelès-sur-Mer is ca:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Argelès-sur-Mer?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Argelès-sur-Mer. The nearest one is Collioure bay, which is just 3.5km (6.6miles) away from Argelès-sur-Mer. Click here for directions and for more information on Collioure bay and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Argelès-sur-Mer are Canet plage, which is ca 10.7km (6.6miles) away, and La Guillotine, located 55.1km (34.2miles) from Argelès-sur-Mer.

Are there any other sandy beaches close by?

There are several other gorgeous beaches near to Argelès-sur-Mer. The closest one is Collioure, which is 3.4km (2.1miles) away from Argelès-sur-Mer. Another good beach near Argelès-sur-Mer is Saint-Cyprien, which is roughly 5km (3.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Argelès-sur-Mer?

The sea temperature at Argelès-sur-Mer 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 be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Argelès-sur-Mer. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to 11°C (52°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok 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 wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Argelès-sur-Mer?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Argelès-sur-Mer: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Argelès-sur-Mer...

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