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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Petit Raffray, Mauritius

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Petit Raffray...

Petit Raffray is a coastal city in Mauritius. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 9117 people. The water temperature around Petit Raffray changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 23.4°C (74.1°F) in October up to 28.3°C (83°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 Petit Raffray 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 Petit Raffray?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Petit Raffray is approximately:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots near Petit Raffray?

There are not too many surf spots close to Petit Raffray. The closest decent spot is Black rocks, which is about 26.4km (16.5miles) away from Petit Raffray. Click here for directions and for more information on Black rocks and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Petit Raffray are Tamarin Bay, which is ca 26.6km (16.5miles) away, and Darne, located 30.9km (19.2miles) from Petit Raffray.

Are there nice beaches near Petit Raffray?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Petit Raffray. One beach, which is not too far away, is Trou-aux-Biches, which is just 4.2km (2.6miles) away from Petit Raffray. Another beach near Petit Raffray is Flic en Flac, which is 24.3km (15.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Petit Raffray?

The average water temperature around Petit Raffray is extremely warm, around 26°C (78°F), with very little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Petit Raffray. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Petit Raffray can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Petit Raffray?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar during the year. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 23 and 28°C (74-83°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Petit Raffray: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Petit Raffray...

Do you know what the the city Mayfield West in Australia, the city Mohrkirch in Germany, and the city Krajan in Indonesia have in common with Petit Raffray? Click on the links to find out...