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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Reunion Trench

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Reunion Trench...

Reunion Trench is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Reunion Trench has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 23.1°C (73.6°F) in September up to 27°C (80.7°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 Reunion Trench 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 Reunion Trench?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Reunion Trench is approximately:
26°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Reunion Trench. A spot, which is not too far away, is Etang Sale Bridge, which is 248.4km (154.3miles) away from Reunion Trench. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Etang Sale Bridge and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Hermitage Right, which is roughly 249.9km (155.2miles) away from Reunion Trench. Another surfspot is Hermitage Right, located ca 249.9km (155.2miles) from Reunion Trench.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Reunion Trench?

No, not many beaches are located near to Reunion Trench. A good beach nearby is Canal des Pangalanes, which is more than 373.7km (232.1miles) away from Reunion Trench. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try La Preneuse, ca 395km (245.3miles) away from Reunion Trench.

What wetsuit is recommended for Reunion Trench?

The average water temperature at Reunion Trench is very warm, around 26°C (78°F), with very little changes during the year. Hence, a wetsuit is often not required for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Reunion Trench, especially during the day and not windy conditions. However, it can get a little bit chilly early mornings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit, jumpsuit or at least a rashguard to be prepared. The coldest months are August, September, and October. You should be fine without a wetsuit in the summer, especially during January, February, and March. However, it is recommended to bring sun protection, as the sun radiation at Reunion Trench is remarkably intense year round.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Reunion Trench?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar during the year. The waters at Reunion Trench are nearly almost very warm, reaching temperatures between 22 and 27°C (72-81°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Reunion Trench: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Reunion Trench...

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