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

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

Collioure is a beach in France. The water temperature around Collioure has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 11.2°C (52.2°F) in February up to 21°C (69.9°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 Collioure 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 at Collioure?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Collioure is ca:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Collioure. The closest one is Collioure bay, which is only 0.1km (7.6miles) away from Collioure. Click here to check out more information on Collioure bay and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Collioure are Canet plage, which is 12.2km (7.6miles) away, and La Guillotine, located approximately 55.2km (34.3miles) from Collioure.

Are there any other sandy beaches close by?

There are several beautiful beaches in proximity to Collioure. The nearest one is Argelès-sur-Mer, which is only 3.4km (2.1miles) away from Collioure. Another good beach near Collioure is Banyuls-sur-Mer, which is ca 3.7km (2.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Collioure?

The sea temperature at Collioure is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures drop down to roughly 11°C (52°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Collioure?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°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. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Collioure: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Collioure...

Do you know what the the city Kingsland in the United States, the city Goulding in the United States, and the city Mimizan in the France have in common with Collioure? Click on the links to find out...