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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Amirante Basin

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Amirante Basin...

Amirante Basin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Amirante Basin varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.2°C (77.3°F) in August up to 30°C (86°F) in the month of May, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Amirante Basin 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 Amirante Basin?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Amirante Basin is ca:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located close to Amirante Basin. A spot, which is not too far away, is Ambila Lamentsa, which is more than 878.7km (545.8miles) away from Amirante Basin. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ambila Lamentsa and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Black rocks, which is 945.8km (587.5miles) away from Amirante Basin. Another fun surfspot is Black rocks, located roughly 945.8km (587.5miles) from Amirante Basin.

Are there white sand beaches close to Amirante Basin?

Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Amirante Basin. A good beach nearby is Mahe Beach, which is 189.8km (117.9miles) away from Amirante Basin. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Anse Lazio, which is roughly 220.7km (137.1miles) away from Amirante Basin.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Amirante Basin?

The average sea temperature at Amirante Basin is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with very little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Amirante Basin. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Amirante Basin can be remarkably strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Amirante Basin?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar during the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Amirante Basin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Amirante Basin...

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