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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Marseille 05, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Marseille 05...

Marseille 05 is a coastal city in France. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 44583 people. The water temperature around Marseille 05 changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.2°C (55.7°F) in March up to 23.4°C (74.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Marseille 05 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 Marseille 05?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Marseille 05 is approximately:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Marseille 05. The closest decent spot is Palavas les Flots, which is just 75.1km (61.1miles) away from Marseille 05. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Palavas les Flots and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Marseille 05 are La Guillotine, which is ca 98.4km (61.1miles) away, and Canet plage, located 126.8km (78.7miles) from Marseille 05.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Marseille 05. The closest decent one is Bora Bora, which is more than 93.7km (58.2miles) away from Marseille 05. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Ventimiglia, which is ca 115.3km (71.6miles) away from Marseille 05.

What wetsuit is needed for Marseille 05?

The water temperature around Marseille 05 is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Marseille 05. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Marseille 05?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°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 Marseille 05: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Marseille 05...

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