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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ritchie Bank

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ritchie Bank...

Ritchie Bank is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Ritchie Bank has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 25.4°C (77.6°F) in September up to 28.5°C (83.3°F) in the month of April, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Ritchie Bank 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 Ritchie Bank?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Ritchie Bank is about:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots near Ritchie Bank?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Ritchie Bank. A good spot nearby is Black rocks, which is almost 802.9km (498.7miles) away from Ritchie Bank. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Black rocks and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Darne, which is ca 807.1km (501.3miles) away from Ritchie Bank. Another surfspot is Darne, located approximately 807.1km (501.3miles) from Ritchie Bank.

Are there beaches close to Ritchie Bank?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Ritchie Bank. A good beach nearby is Mahe Beach, which is almost 439.5km (273miles) away from Ritchie Bank. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Anse Lazio, approximately 447.8km (278.1miles) away from Ritchie Bank.

What wetsuit is needed for Ritchie Bank?

The average water temperature at Ritchie Bank is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with very little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Ritchie Bank. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Ritchie Bank can be particularly intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Ritchie Bank?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters at Ritchie Bank are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (74-83°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Ritchie Bank: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ritchie Bank...

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