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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Marseille 08, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Marseille 08...

Marseille 08 is a coastal city in France. It is a comparatively average coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 78837 people. The water temperature around Marseille 08 varies significantly during 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 08 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 08?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Marseille 08 is approximately:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Marseille 08. The closest decent spot is Palavas les Flots, which is just 74.6km (60.5miles) away from Marseille 08. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Palavas les Flots and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Marseille 08 are La Guillotine, which is roughly 97.5km (60.5miles) away, and Canet plage, located approximately 125.3km (77.8miles) from Marseille 08.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Marseille 08?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Marseille 08. The closest decent one is Bora Bora, which is almost 95km (59miles) away from Marseille 08. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Ventimiglia, roughly 116.7km (72.5miles) away from Marseille 08.

What wetsuit is needed for Marseille 08?

The water temperature around Marseille 08 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 thin top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, sea temperatures come down to roughly 13°C (56°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, 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 have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Marseille 08?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Marseille 08: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Marseille 08...

Do you know what the the city Saint-Hippolyte in France, the city Santo Stefano di Rogliano in Italy, and Yomei Seamount have in common with Marseille 08? Click on the links to find out...