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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Caunes-Minervois, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Caunes-Minervois...

Caunes-Minervois is a coastal city in France. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1593 people. The water temperature around Caunes-Minervois has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 11.4°C (52.5°F) in February up to 21.7°C (71.1°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 Caunes-Minervois 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 Caunes-Minervois?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Caunes-Minervois is ca:
22°C (71°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Caunes-Minervois. A good spot nearby is La Guillotine, which is about 46.4km (31.4miles) away from Caunes-Minervois. Click here for more information on La Guillotine and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Caunes-Minervois are Canet plage, which is ca 50.5km (31.4miles) away, and Collioure bay, located ca 62.1km (38.6miles) from Caunes-Minervois.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Caunes-Minervois. A good beach nearby is Canet-en-Roussillon, which is 49.4km (30.7miles) away from Caunes-Minervois. Another beach near Caunes-Minervois is Saint-Cyprien, ca 54.6km (33.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Caunes-Minervois?

The sea temperature around Caunes-Minervois is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Caunes-Minervois. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures come down to nearly 11°C (53°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Caunes-Minervois?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (53-62°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Caunes-Minervois: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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