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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Propriano, France

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

Propriano is a coastal city in France. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 3312 people. The water temperature around Propriano changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 13.2°C (55.7°F) in February up to 24.5°C (76.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Propriano 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 Propriano?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Propriano is about:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Propriano. A spot, which is not too far away, is Ruppione, which is about 12.4km (15.7miles) away from Propriano. Click here for more information on Ruppione and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Propriano are Punta di Testa, which is ca 25.3km (15.7miles) away, and Rena Majore, located approximately 37.3km (23.2miles) from Propriano.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches in proximity to Propriano. The nearest one is Campomoro, which is only 5.5km (3.4miles) away from Propriano. Another beach near Propriano is Cupabia, which is 7.5km (4.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Propriano?

The water temperature around Propriano is warm, reaching up to 24°C (76°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Propriano. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 13°C (56°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Propriano?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (67-76°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Propriano: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Propriano...

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