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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Saint-Chaptes, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Saint-Chaptes...

Saint-Chaptes is a coastal city in France. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1282 people. The water temperature around Saint-Chaptes has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 11.6°C (52.8°F) in February up to 23.7°C (74.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Saint-Chaptes 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 Saint-Chaptes?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Saint-Chaptes is about:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Saint-Chaptes. The next good one is Palavas les Flots, which is about 35.1km (39.4miles) away from Saint-Chaptes. Click here for directions and for more information on Palavas les Flots and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Saint-Chaptes are La Guillotine, which is 63.5km (39.4miles) away, and Canet plage, located approximately 108.1km (67.1miles) from Saint-Chaptes.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Saint-Chaptes?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Saint-Chaptes. A good beach nearby is Canet-en-Roussillon, which is 108.6km (67.5miles) away from Saint-Chaptes. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Saint-Cyprien, 113.8km (70.7miles) away from Saint-Chaptes.

What wetsuit is needed for Saint-Chaptes?

The water temperature around Saint-Chaptes is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to approximately 12°C (53°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Saint-Chaptes?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Saint-Chaptes: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Saint-Chaptes...

Do you know what the Dai-go-goto Bank , Karatas in Turkey, and Tanner Basin have in common with Saint-Chaptes? Click on the links to find out...