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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Grand Sable, Mauritius

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Grand Sable...

Grand Sable is a coastal city in Mauritius. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 2208 people. The water temperature around Grand Sable has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 23.1°C (73.5°F) in September up to 28.6°C (83.5°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Grand Sable 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 Grand Sable?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Grand Sable is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Grand Sable. A spot, which is not too far away, is Darne, which is roughly 10.1km (15.1miles) away from Grand Sable. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Darne and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Grand Sable are Petit sancho, which is ca 24.3km (15.1miles) away, and Grand Sancho, located 24.4km (15.1miles) from Grand Sable.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Grand Sable. The next good one is Trou-aux-Biches, which is only 23.9km (14.9miles) away from Grand Sable. Another nice beach near Grand Sable is La Preneuse, approximately 25.5km (15.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Grand Sable?

The water temperature around Grand Sable is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (83°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Grand Sable. Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, temperatures reach lows of 23°C (73°F). During this time, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Grand Sable?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F) during August, September, and October. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. The conditions change during December, January, and February when temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (74-83°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Grand Sable: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Grand Sable...

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