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

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

Bassan is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1660 people. The water temperature around Bassan has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 11.3°C (52.4°F) in February up to 20.8°C (69.4°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 Bassan 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 Bassan?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters around Bassan is ca:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Bassan. The closest decent spot is La Guillotine, which is roughly 13.1km (21.8miles) away from Bassan. Click here for directions and to check out more information on La Guillotine and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Bassan are Palavas les Flots, which is approximately 35.1km (21.8miles) away, and Canet plage, located 50.3km (31.2miles) from Bassan.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Bassan?

There are not many beaches near to Bassan. The closest decent beach is Canet-en-Roussillon, which is just 50.2km (31.2miles) away from Bassan. Another nice beach near Bassan is Saint-Cyprien, ca 56.2km (34.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Bassan?

The sea temperature around Bassan is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (69°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 11°C (52°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Bassan?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (60-69°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bassan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bassan...

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