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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rieux-Minervois, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Rieux-Minervois...

Rieux-Minervois is a coastal city in France. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 2221 people. The water temperature around Rieux-Minervois changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 11.4°C (52.5°F) in February up to 21.7°C (71.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rieux-Minervois 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 Rieux-Minervois?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Rieux-Minervois is approximately:
11°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Rieux-Minervois. The closest decent spot is La Guillotine, which is about 43.2km (28.8miles) away from Rieux-Minervois. Click here for more information on La Guillotine and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Rieux-Minervois are Canet plage, which is approximately 46.3km (28.8miles) away, and Collioure bay, located ca 58.1km (36.1miles) from Rieux-Minervois.

Are there beaches close to Rieux-Minervois?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Rieux-Minervois. One beach, which is not too far away, is Canet-en-Roussillon, which is 45.2km (28.1miles) away from Rieux-Minervois. Another beautiful beach near Rieux-Minervois is Saint-Cyprien, ca 50.6km (31.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Rieux-Minervois?

The water temperature around Rieux-Minervois 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 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 scuba diving around Rieux-Minervois. However, during late winter, temperatures come down to nearly 11°C (53°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Rieux-Minervois?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (53-62°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 reach 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Rieux-Minervois: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Rieux-Minervois...

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