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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gros Cailloux, Mauritius

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Gros Cailloux...

Gros Cailloux is a coastal city in Mauritius. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 3361 people. The water temperature around Gros Cailloux 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 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 late winter, since Gros Cailloux 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 Gros Cailloux?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Gros Cailloux is approximately:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Gros Cailloux. The nearest one is Black rocks, which is 8.7km (5.6miles) away from Gros Cailloux. Click here for more information on Black rocks and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Gros Cailloux are Tamarin Bay, which is ca 9.1km (5.6miles) away, and Le Morne, located approximately 18.2km (11.3miles) from Gros Cailloux.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Gros Cailloux. The nearest one is Flic en Flac, which is 6.5km (4miles) away from Gros Cailloux. Another gorgeous beach near Gros Cailloux is La Preneuse, which is approximately 10.8km (6.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Gros Cailloux?

The water temperature around Gros Cailloux 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 typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, temperatures come down to roughly 23°C (74°F). During these months, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Gros Cailloux?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving 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 love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during winter when sea temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Gros Cailloux: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Gros Cailloux...

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