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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Saint-Jean-du-Gard, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Saint-Jean-du-Gard...

Saint-Jean-du-Gard is a coastal city in France. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 2917 people. The water temperature around Saint-Jean-du-Gard has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 11.9°C (53.4°F) in February up to 21.8°C (71.2°F) in the month of June, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Saint-Jean-du-Gard 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-Jean-du-Gard?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Saint-Jean-du-Gard is about:
22°C (71°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Saint-Jean-du-Gard. The closest decent spot is Palavas les Flots, which is 40km (37.9miles) away from Saint-Jean-du-Gard. Click here for more information on Palavas les Flots and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Saint-Jean-du-Gard are La Guillotine, which is 61.1km (37.9miles) away, and Canet plage, located roughly 106.2km (65.9miles) from Saint-Jean-du-Gard.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located near to Saint-Jean-du-Gard. One that might be worth checking out is Canet-en-Roussillon, which is 106.4km (66.1miles) away from Saint-Jean-du-Gard. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Saint-Cyprien, which is ca 112.1km (69.6miles) away from Saint-Jean-du-Gard.

What wetsuit is recommended for Saint-Jean-du-Gard?

The water temperature around Saint-Jean-du-Gard is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to approximately 12°C (53°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Saint-Jean-du-Gard?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. 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. However, the conditions normally change during May, June, and Jul when 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 Saint-Jean-du-Gard: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Saint-Jean-du-Gard...

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