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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Canet plage, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Canet plage...

Canet plage is a surf spot in France. The water temperature around Canet plage 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 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 Canet plage 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 plage?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Canet plage is approximately:
14°C (58°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Canet plage. The closest one is Collioure bay, which is just 12.2km (7.6miles) away from Canet plage. Click here for more information on Collioure bay and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Canet plage is La Guillotine, which is approximately 45.1km (28miles) away.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Canet plage?

Yes, there are other nice beaches near to Canet plage. The nearest one is Canet-en-Roussillon, which is 1.6km (1miles) away from Canet plage. Another nice beach near Canet plage is Saint-Cyprien, which is roughly 6km (3.7miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Canet plage?

The water temperature at Canet plage 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 several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 11°C (52°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Canet plage?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout 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 change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Canet plage: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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