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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Palavas les Flots, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Palavas les Flots...

Palavas les Flots is a surf spot in France. The water temperature around Palavas les Flots varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 11.9°C (53.4°F) in February up to 21.8°C (71.2°F) in the month of June, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Palavas les Flots 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 at Palavas les Flots?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Palavas les Flots is ca:
14°C (58°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Palavas les Flots. A good spot nearby is La Guillotine, which is only 30km (18.6miles) away from Palavas les Flots. Click here for directions and to check out more information on La Guillotine and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Palavas les Flots is Canet plage, which is ca 73.1km (45.4miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Palavas les Flots. One beach, which is not too far away, is Canet-en-Roussillon, which is only 73.7km (45.8miles) away from Palavas les Flots. Another good beach near Palavas les Flots is Saint-Cyprien, which is roughly 78.8km (48.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Palavas les Flots?

The sea temperature at Palavas les Flots is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 12°C (53°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Palavas les Flots?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when water temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Palavas les Flots: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Palavas les Flots...

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