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

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

Castellane is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1612 people. The water temperature around Castellane varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 13.2°C (55.8°F) in February up to 24.6°C (76.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Castellane 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 Castellane?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Castellane is ca:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Castellane. A good spot nearby is Alassio, which is 83km (53.3miles) away from Castellane. Click here for directions and for more information on Alassio and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Castellane are Albenga, which is roughly 85.8km (53.3miles) away, and Finale Ligure, located 93.1km (57.8miles) from Castellane.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Castellane. One beach, which is not too far away, is Bora Bora, which is just 36.8km (22.9miles) away from Castellane. Another gorgeous beach near Castellane is Ventimiglia, which is 54.6km (33.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Castellane?

The sea temperature around Castellane is warm, reaching up to 25°C (76°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Castellane. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to 13°C (56°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Castellane?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (67-76°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Castellane: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Castellane...

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