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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Black rocks, Mauritius

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Black rocks...

Black rocks is a surf spot in Mauritius. The water temperature around Black rocks changes slightly year round. 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Black rocks 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 at Black rocks?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Black rocks is ca:
23°C (74°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Black rocks?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Black rocks. The nearest one is Tamarin Bay, which is only 0.8km (0.5miles) away from Black rocks. Click here for directions and for more information on Tamarin Bay and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Black rocks is Le Morne, which is ca 9.5km (5.9miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are several other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Black rocks. The closest one is La Preneuse, which is 2.5km (1.6miles) away from Black rocks. Another beautiful beach near Black rocks is Flic en Flac, which is ca 2.7km (1.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Black rocks?

The sea temperature at Black rocks 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 normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, temperatures cool down to nearly 23°C (74°F). In this season, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Black rocks?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change 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 love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during winter when sea temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Black rocks: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Black rocks...

Do you know what the the island Eilean Dubh in United Kingdom, the city Kamperland in Netherlands, and the city Arcadia in Australia have in common with Black rocks? Click on the links to find out...