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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Balaruc-les-Bains, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Balaruc-les-Bains...

Balaruc-les-Bains is a coastal city in France. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 6387 people. The water temperature around Balaruc-les-Bains changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 11.9°C (53.4°F) in February up to 21.8°C (71.2°F) in the month of June, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Balaruc-les-Bains 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 Balaruc-les-Bains?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Balaruc-les-Bains is about:
22°C (71°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Balaruc-les-Bains. The nearest one is Palavas les Flots, which is just 14.2km (10miles) away from Balaruc-les-Bains. Click here for directions and for more information on Palavas les Flots and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Balaruc-les-Bains are La Guillotine, which is ca 16.1km (10miles) away, and Canet plage, located 60.6km (37.7miles) from Balaruc-les-Bains.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Balaruc-les-Bains. The closest decent beach is Canet-en-Roussillon, which is just 61.1km (38miles) away from Balaruc-les-Bains. Another gorgeous beach near Balaruc-les-Bains is Saint-Cyprien, which is roughly 66.4km (41.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Balaruc-les-Bains?

The water temperature around Balaruc-les-Bains is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of roughly 12°C (53°F). During this time, 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Balaruc-les-Bains?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Balaruc-les-Bains: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Balaruc-les-Bains...

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