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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Canet-en-Roussillon, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Canet-en-Roussillon...

Canet-en-Roussillon is a beach in France. The water temperature around Canet-en-Roussillon varies slightly 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Canet-en-Roussillon 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 Canet-en-Roussillon?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Canet-en-Roussillon is about:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots near Canet-en-Roussillon?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Canet-en-Roussillon. The nearest one is Canet plage, which is 1.6km (8.1miles) away from Canet-en-Roussillon. Click here to check out more information on Canet plage and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Canet-en-Roussillon are Collioure bay, which is roughly 13km (8.1miles) away, and La Guillotine, located 45.4km (28.2miles) from Canet-en-Roussillon.

Are there any other beaches near by?

Yes, there are some other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Canet-en-Roussillon. The nearest one is Saint-Cyprien, which is just 6.1km (3.8miles) away from Canet-en-Roussillon. Another fun beach near Canet-en-Roussillon is Argelès-sur-Mer, which is approximately 11.1km (6.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Canet-en-Roussillon?

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

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Canet-en-Roussillon?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. 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 typically change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Canet-en-Roussillon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Canet-en-Roussillon...

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