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

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

Carpentras is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 29709 people. The water temperature around Carpentras has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 11.5°C (52.6°F) in February up to 25°C (77°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Carpentras 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 Carpentras?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Carpentras is ca:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Carpentras. A spot, which is not too far away, is Palavas les Flots, which is roughly 66.5km (60miles) away from Carpentras. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Palavas les Flots and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Carpentras are La Guillotine, which is approximately 96.6km (60miles) away, and Canet plage, located 138.3km (85.9miles) from Carpentras.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not many beaches are close to Carpentras. A beach, which is not too far away, is Bora Bora, which is almost 111.1km (69miles) away from Carpentras. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Ventimiglia, ca 128.8km (80miles) away from Carpentras.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Carpentras?

The sea temperature around Carpentras is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Carpentras. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to nearly 11°C (53°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Carpentras?

Due to significant water temperature changes during 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 (53-62°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when water temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Carpentras: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Carpentras...

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