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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Petit Rhone Canyon

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Petit Rhone Canyon...

Petit Rhone Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Petit Rhone Canyon varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.5°C (54.5°F) in February up to 21.8°C (71.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Petit Rhone Canyon 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 Petit Rhone Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Petit Rhone Canyon is ca:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Petit Rhone Canyon?

There are not many surf spots close to Petit Rhone Canyon. The closest decent spot is Palavas les Flots, which is just 60.4km (42.8miles) away from Petit Rhone Canyon. Click here to check out more information on Palavas les Flots and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Petit Rhone Canyon are La Guillotine, which is approximately 68.8km (42.8miles) away, and Canet plage, located ca 83.2km (51.6miles) from Petit Rhone Canyon.

Are there sandy beaches near Petit Rhone Canyon?

There are not too many beaches near to Petit Rhone Canyon. A good beach nearby is Banyuls-sur-Mer, which is 82km (50.9miles) away from Petit Rhone Canyon. Another good beach near Petit Rhone Canyon is Collioure, approximately 83.3km (51.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Petit Rhone Canyon?

The sea temperature at Petit Rhone Canyon is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Petit Rhone Canyon. However, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 13°C (55°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Petit Rhone Canyon?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during January, February, and March. 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 sea temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Petit Rhone Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Petit Rhone Canyon...

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