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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Providence, Mauritius

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Providence...

Providence is a coastal city in Mauritius. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 3126 people. The water temperature around Providence 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Providence 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 Providence?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Providence is about:
23°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Providence. The nearest one is Darne, which is only 15.6km (10.2miles) away from Providence. Click here for more information on Darne and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Providence are Tamarin Bay, which is ca 16.4km (10.2miles) away, and Black rocks, located ca 16.7km (10.3miles) from Providence.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other beaches in proximity to Providence. The nearest one is Trou-aux-Biches, which is 15.2km (9.5miles) away from Providence. Another beach near Providence is Flic en Flac, which is approximately 16.1km (10miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Providence?

The water temperature around Providence 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 normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, temperatures cool down to roughly 23°C (74°F). During these months, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm top . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Providence?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing 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 water temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Providence: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Providence...

Do you know what the the city Cimina in Italy, the city Brentwood in United States, and the city Panaji in India have in common with Providence? Click on the links to find out...