Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Plaines des Roches, Mauritius
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Plaines des Roches...
Plaines des Roches is a coastal city in Mauritius.
It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 4218 people.
The water temperature around Plaines des Roches changes moderately during the year.
The temperature ranges from 23.5°C (74.4°F) in September up to 28.3°C (83°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Plaines des Roches 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 Plaines des Roches?
The current water temperature in the month of January near Plaines des Roches is approximately:
Are there surf spots close to Plaines des Roches?
There are not too many surf spots close to Plaines des Roches. A good spot nearby is Darne, which is just 23.5km (15.7miles) away from Plaines des Roches. Click here
for more information on Darne and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Plaines des Roches are Tamarin Bay
, which is 25.4km (15.7miles) away, and Black rocks
, located roughly 25.4km (15.7miles) from Plaines des Roches.
Are there nice beaches close by?
No, there are not too many beaches close to Plaines des Roches. The closest decent beach is Trou-aux-Biches
, which is 10.6km (6.6miles) away from Plaines des Roches. Another beach near Plaines des Roches is Flic en Flac
, which is roughly 24km (14.9miles) away.
What wetsuit do I need for Plaines des Roches?
The average water temperature around Plaines des Roches is extremely warm, around 26°C (79°F), with no significant variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Plaines des Roches. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Plaines des Roches can be remarkably strong.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Plaines des Roches?
Fishing and diving conditions change very little year round. The waters around Plaines des Roches are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 23 and 28°C (74-83°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Plaines des Roches: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Plaines des Roches...
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