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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Maureillas-las-Illas, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Maureillas-las-Illas...

Maureillas-las-Illas is a coastal city in France. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2491 people. The water temperature around Maureillas-las-Illas changes slightly 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 Maureillas-las-Illas 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 Maureillas-las-Illas?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Maureillas-las-Illas is about:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Maureillas-las-Illas. The closest one is Collioure bay, which is only 14.4km (11.6miles) away from Maureillas-las-Illas. Click here for directions and for more information on Collioure bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Maureillas-las-Illas are Canet plage, which is 18.7km (11.6miles) away, and La Guillotine, located approximately 63.4km (39.4miles) from Maureillas-las-Illas.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Maureillas-las-Illas?

There are other nice beaches in proximity to Maureillas-las-Illas. The closest one is Argelès-sur-Mer, which is 11.6km (7.2miles) away from Maureillas-las-Illas. Another beautiful beach near Maureillas-las-Illas is Saint-Cyprien, which is roughly 13.3km (8.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Maureillas-las-Illas?

The sea temperature around Maureillas-las-Illas 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 recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 11°C (52°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Maureillas-las-Illas?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Maureillas-las-Illas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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