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

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

Gordes is a coastal city in France. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 2242 people. The water temperature around Gordes changes extremely during 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 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 Gordes 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 Gordes?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Gordes is about:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Gordes. The next good one is Palavas les Flots, which is about 68.7km (61.2miles) away from Gordes. Click here for more information on Palavas les Flots and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Gordes are La Guillotine, which is roughly 98.5km (61.2miles) away, and Canet plage, located ca 138.1km (85.8miles) from Gordes.

Are there beaches located close to Gordes?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Gordes. The closest decent beach is Bora Bora, which is 101.7km (63.2miles) away from Gordes. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Ventimiglia, which is 120.3km (74.7miles) away from Gordes.

What wetsuit is needed for Gordes?

The water temperature around Gordes 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 thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or thin wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to approximately 11°C (53°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Gordes?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot 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 summer when temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Gordes: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Gordes...

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