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

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

Collioure bay is a surf spot in France. The water temperature around Collioure bay 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 illustrated 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 bay 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 bay?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Collioure bay is about:
14°C (58°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Collioure bay. The closest one is Canet plage, which is only 12.2km (7.6miles) away from Collioure bay. Click here for directions and for more information on Canet plage and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Collioure bay is La Guillotine, which is ca 55.2km (34.3miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are a few beautiful beaches close to Collioure bay. The closest one is Collioure, which is only 0.1km (0miles) away from Collioure bay. Another gorgeous beach near Collioure bay is Argelès-sur-Mer, which is 3.5km (2.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Collioure bay?

The sea temperature at Collioure bay 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 required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 11°C (52°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Collioure bay?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Collioure bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Collioure bay...

Do you know what the the city Lappi in Finland, the geo Ron Brown Ridge , and the city Stokmarknes in Norway have in common with Collioure bay? Click on the links to find out...