Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Fourques, France
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Fourques...
Fourques is a coastal city in France.
It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 2791 people.
The water temperature around Fourques has significant variability throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 11.5°C (52.6°F) in February up to 25°C (77°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Fourques 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 Fourques?
The current water temperature in the month of September near Fourques is approximately:
Are there surf spots near Fourques?
There are not too many surf spots close to Fourques. The closest decent spot is Palavas les Flots, which is roughly 35.7km (40.5miles) away from Fourques. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Palavas les Flots and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Fourques are La Guillotine
, which is roughly 65.2km (40.5miles) away, and Canet plage
, located 105.2km (65.4miles) from Fourques.
Are there beautiful beaches close by?
No, not too many beaches are located close to Fourques. The next good one is Canet-en-Roussillon
, which is 106.1km (65.9miles) away from Fourques. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Saint-Cyprien
, roughly 110.4km (68.6miles) away from Fourques.
What wetsuit do I need for Fourques?
The water temperature around Fourques 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 wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to approximately 11°C (53°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, 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 hoodie.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Fourques?
Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. 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. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.
Directions to Fourques: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Fourques...
Do you know what the the city Rouans
in France, the city Waarschoot
in Belgium, and the city Abraveses
in Portugal have in common with Fourques? Click on the links to find out...