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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Port Mathurin...

Port Mathurin is a coastal city in Mauritius. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 6000 people. The water temperature around Port Mathurin changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 22.6°C (72.7°F) in September up to 28.8°C (83.8°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Port Mathurin 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 Port Mathurin?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters around Port Mathurin is ca:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Port Mathurin. A spot that might be worth checking out is Darne, which is almost 373.3km (231.9miles) away from Port Mathurin. Click here for more information on Darne and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Petit sancho, which is approximately 390.4km (242.5miles) away from Port Mathurin. Another good surfspot is Petit sancho, located 390.4km (242.5miles) from Port Mathurin.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located near to Port Mathurin. The next good one is Trou-aux-Biches, which is 381.6km (237miles) away from Port Mathurin. If you have some extra time, you can also try La Preneuse, which is 394.2km (244.9miles) away from Port Mathurin.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Port Mathurin?

The sea temperature around Port Mathurin is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, temperatures come down to roughly 23°C (73°F). During this time, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin wetsuit top . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Port Mathurin?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during February, March, and April when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Port Mathurin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Port Mathurin...

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