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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Chateauneuf-du-Pape, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Chateauneuf-du-Pape...

Chateauneuf-du-Pape is a coastal city in France. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2212 people. The water temperature around Chateauneuf-du-Pape has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 11.5°C (52.6°F) in February up to 25°C (77°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Chateauneuf-du-Pape 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 Chateauneuf-du-Pape?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Chateauneuf-du-Pape is about:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Chateauneuf-du-Pape. A good spot nearby is Palavas les Flots, which is just 57.9km (54.6miles) away from Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Palavas les Flots and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Chateauneuf-du-Pape are La Guillotine, which is 88km (54.6miles) away, and Canet plage, located roughly 130.7km (81.2miles) from Chateauneuf-du-Pape.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Chateauneuf-du-Pape. The next good one is Bora Bora, which is 121.7km (75.6miles) away from Chateauneuf-du-Pape. If you have some extra time, you can also try Canet-en-Roussillon, which is approximately 131.4km (81.6miles) away from Chateauneuf-du-Pape.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Chateauneuf-du-Pape?

The sea temperature around Chateauneuf-du-Pape 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 light top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 11°C (53°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Chateauneuf-du-Pape?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Chateauneuf-du-Pape: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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