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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Providence Reef

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

Providence Reef is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Providence Reef changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 24.3°C (75.7°F) in August up to 29.1°C (84.4°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Providence Reef 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 Reef?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Providence Reef is ca:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Providence Reef?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Providence Reef. The closest decent spot is Ambila Lamentsa, which is almost 661.1km (410.7miles) away from Providence Reef. Click here for more information on Ambila Lamentsa and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Boucan Right, which is roughly 836.8km (519.7miles) away from Providence Reef. Another good surfspot is Boucan Right, located ca 836.8km (519.7miles) from Providence Reef.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located close to Providence Reef. A good beach nearby is Mahe Beach, which is almost 442.4km (274.8miles) away from Providence Reef. If you have some extra time, you can also try Anse Lazio, which is ca 472.8km (293.6miles) away from Providence Reef.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Providence Reef?

The average sea temperature at Providence Reef is extremely warm, around 27°C (80°F), with no significant variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Providence Reef. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Providence Reef can be very strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Providence Reef?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little year round. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Providence Reef: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Providence Reef...

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