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

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

Clipperton is an island in France. It is located in the Pacific Ocean island group. The water temperature around Clipperton has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 26.4°C (79.5°F) in February up to 29.5°C (85.1°F) in the month of May, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Clipperton 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 Clipperton?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Clipperton is approximately:
29°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Clipperton. A good spot nearby is La Ticla, which is 674.5km (418.9miles) away from Clipperton. Click here for directions and to check out more information on La Ticla and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Rio Nexpa Nexpa River, which is ca 683.7km (424.7miles) away from Clipperton. Another good surfspot is Rio Nexpa Nexpa River, located roughly 683.7km (424.7miles) from Clipperton.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Clipperton. A beach that might be worth checking out is Manzanillo, which is 687.2km (426.8miles) away from Clipperton. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Ixtapa, which is roughly 714.5km (443.8miles) away from Clipperton.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Clipperton?

The average water temperature around Clipperton is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with no significant variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Clipperton. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Clipperton can be particularly strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Clipperton?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters around Clipperton are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Clipperton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Clipperton...

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