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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pau, Spain

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

Pau is a coastal city in Spain. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 446 people. The water temperature around Pau changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.4°C (54.3°F) in February up to 21.4°C (70.5°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 Pau 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 Pau?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Pau is about:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near Pau?

There are not too many surf spots close to Pau. A spot, which is not too far away, is Collioure bay, which is about 14.6km (16.7miles) away from Pau. Click here for more information on Collioure bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Pau are Canet plage, which is ca 26.8km (16.7miles) away, and La Guillotine, located 68.8km (42.7miles) from Pau.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are some other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Pau. The nearest one is Banyuls-sur-Mer, which is 11.6km (7.2miles) away from Pau. Another fun beach near Pau is Collioure, which is approximately 14.6km (9.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Pau?

The water temperature around Pau 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Pau. However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 12°C (54°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, 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 carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Pau?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Pau: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Pau...

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