Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Albion, Mauritius
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Albion...
Albion is a coastal city in Mauritius.
It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 3254 people.
The water temperature around Albion changes slightly during the year.
The temperature ranges from 23.3°C (73.9°F) in September up to 28.4°C (83.1°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Albion is located in the southern hemisphere.
Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.
What is the current water temperature near Albion?
The current water temperature in the month of March near Albion is about:
Are there surf spots located close to Albion?
Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Albion. The closest one is Black rocks, which is only 7.7km (5.1miles) away from Albion. Click here
for more information on Black rocks and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Albion are Tamarin Bay
, which is roughly 8.2km (5.1miles) away, and Le Morne
, located ca 17.1km (10.7miles) from Albion.
Are there gorgeous beaches close to Albion?
There are several other beautiful beaches in proximity to Albion. The nearest one is Flic en Flac
, which is 5.2km (3.2miles) away from Albion. Another gorgeous beach near Albion is La Preneuse
, which is ca 10km (6.2miles) away.
What kind of wetsuit is needed for Albion?
The sea temperature around Albion is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 23°C (74°F). During this time, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.
How is the diving and fishing close to Albion?
Due to comparatively 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 23 to 28°C (74-83°F) during August, September, and October. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during January, February, and March when temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Albion: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Albion...
Do you know what the the city Tanakereket
in Indonesia, the city Rocca Grimalda
in Italy, and the city Ichinomiya
in Japan have in common with Albion? Click on the links to find out...