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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Vernet-les-Bains, France

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Vernet-les-Bains...

Vernet-les-Bains is a coastal city in France. It is a comparatively little city close to the water with a population of 1493 people. The water temperature around Vernet-les-Bains changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 11.2°C (52.2°F) in February up to 21°C (69.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Vernet-les-Bains 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 Vernet-les-Bains?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Vernet-les-Bains is about:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots near Vernet-les-Bains?

There are not too many surf spots close to Vernet-les-Bains. The closest decent spot is Canet plage, which is 34.7km (22.1miles) away from Vernet-les-Bains. Click here for more information on Canet plage and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Vernet-les-Bains are Collioure bay, which is roughly 35.6km (22.1miles) away, and La Guillotine, located ca 73.5km (45.6miles) from Vernet-les-Bains.

Are there beautiful beaches close to Vernet-les-Bains?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Vernet-les-Bains. A beach that might be worth checking out is Saint-Cyprien, which is only 31.7km (19.7miles) away from Vernet-les-Bains. Another gorgeous beach near Vernet-les-Bains is Argelès-sur-Mer, which is approximately 32.4km (20.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Vernet-les-Bains?

The water temperature around Vernet-les-Bains is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°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 several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to approximately 11°C (52°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 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 Vernet-les-Bains?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Vernet-les-Bains: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Vernet-les-Bains...

Do you know what the the city Blarney in Ireland, the city Tigliole in Italy, and the city Bretteville-du-Grand-Caux in France have in common with Vernet-les-Bains? Click on the links to find out...