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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Curepipe, Mauritius

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Curepipe...

Curepipe is a coastal city in Mauritius. It is a rather medium-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 84200 people. The water temperature around Curepipe 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 Curepipe 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 Curepipe?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters around Curepipe is ca:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Curepipe. The nearest one is Tamarin Bay, which is 9.5km (6.2miles) away from Curepipe. Click here for directions and for more information on Tamarin Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Curepipe are Black rocks, which is approximately 9.9km (6.2miles) away, and Petit sancho, located approximately 13.8km (8.6miles) from Curepipe.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are a few beaches in close proximity to Curepipe. The closest one is La Preneuse, which is 9.9km (6.1miles) away from Curepipe. Another beach near Curepipe is Flic en Flac, which is approximately 10.3km (6.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Curepipe?

The sea temperature around Curepipe 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, water temperatures come down to 23°C (74°F). During this season, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Curepipe?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during winter 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 Curepipe: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Curepipe...

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