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

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

Bages is a coastal city in France. It is a comparatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3636 people. The water temperature around Bages has slight 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Bages 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 Bages?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Bages is approximately:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Bages. The closest one is Canet plage, which is just 9.9km (7miles) away from Bages. Click here for directions and for more information on Canet plage and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Bages are Collioure bay, which is ca 11.2km (7miles) away, and La Guillotine, located approximately 54.3km (33.7miles) from Bages.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few beautiful beaches near to Bages. The closest one is Saint-Cyprien, which is only 5.7km (3.5miles) away from Bages. Another beach near Bages is Argelès-sur-Mer, which is approximately 7.8km (4.8miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Bages?

The water temperature around Bages 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Bages. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures come down to nearly 11°C (52°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Bages?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bages: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bages...

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