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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Saint-Christol-les-Ales, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Saint-Christol-les-Ales...

Saint-Christol-les-Ales is a coastal city in France. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 6113 people. The water temperature around Saint-Christol-les-Ales changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 11.5°C (52.6°F) in February up to 22°C (71.6°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Saint-Christol-les-Ales 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-Christol-les-Ales?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters near Saint-Christol-les-Ales is about:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Saint-Christol-les-Ales. The closest decent spot is Palavas les Flots, which is roughly 38.9km (39.6miles) away from Saint-Christol-les-Ales. Click here for directions and for more information on Palavas les Flots and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Saint-Christol-les-Ales are La Guillotine, which is ca 63.8km (39.6miles) away, and Canet plage, located ca 109km (67.7miles) from Saint-Christol-les-Ales.

Are there beautiful beaches located close to Saint-Christol-les-Ales?

No, not many beaches are located close to Saint-Christol-les-Ales. A beach, which is not too far away, is Canet-en-Roussillon, which is more than 109.4km (68miles) away from Saint-Christol-les-Ales. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Saint-Cyprien, roughly 114.9km (71.4miles) away from Saint-Christol-les-Ales.

What wetsuit do I need for Saint-Christol-les-Ales?

The water temperature around Saint-Christol-les-Ales is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Saint-Christol-les-Ales. However, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 11°C (53°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Saint-Christol-les-Ales?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (53-62°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Saint-Christol-les-Ales: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Saint-Christol-les-Ales...

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