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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mauritius Trench

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Mauritius Trench...

Mauritius Trench is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Mauritius Trench changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 23°C (73.3°F) in September up to 27.4°C (81.3°F) in the month of January, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Mauritius Trench 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 Mauritius Trench?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Mauritius Trench is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Mauritius Trench. A spot, which is not too far away, is Manapany, which is 147km (91.3miles) away from Mauritius Trench. Click here to check out more information on Manapany and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Pointe du Diable, which is 149.9km (93.1miles) away from Mauritius Trench. Another fun surfspot is Pointe du Diable, located roughly 149.9km (93.1miles) from Mauritius Trench.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Mauritius Trench. A good beach nearby is La Preneuse, which is more than 248.9km (154.6miles) away from Mauritius Trench. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Flic en Flac, which is roughly 253.3km (157.3miles) away from Mauritius Trench.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Mauritius Trench?

The average water temperature at Mauritius Trench is very warm, around 25°C (78°F), with no significant changes during the year. This is why a wetsuit is often times not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Mauritius Trench, especially during the day and not windy conditions. However, it can get a little bit chilly early mornings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit, jumpsuit or at least a rashguard to be prepared. The coldest months are August, September, and October. You should be fine without a wetsuit in the summer, particularly during December, January, and February. However, it is recommended to carry UV protection, as the sun radiation at Mauritius Trench can be remarkably strong year round.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Mauritius Trench?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters at Mauritius Trench are always very warm, reaching temperatures between 22 and 27°C (72-81°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Mauritius Trench: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Mauritius Trench...

Do you know what the the island Easter Easter Island in Easter Island, the city Tlogosari in Indonesia, and Vening Meinesz Seamounts have in common with Mauritius Trench? Click on the links to find out...