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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rodrigues Ridge

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Rodrigues Ridge...

Rodrigues Ridge is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Rodrigues Ridge is almost constant year round. The temperature ranges from 23.5°C (74.2°F) in August up to 27.3°C (81.2°F) in the month of April, 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 spring, since Rodrigues Ridge 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 Rodrigues Ridge?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Rodrigues Ridge is ca:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Rodrigues Ridge?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Rodrigues Ridge. The next good one is Darne, which is almost 285.5km (177.3miles) away from Rodrigues Ridge. Click here for more information on Darne and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Petit sancho, which is approximately 302.7km (188miles) away from Rodrigues Ridge. Another fun surfspot is Petit sancho, located 302.7km (188miles) from Rodrigues Ridge.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to Rodrigues Ridge. One that might be worth checking out is Trou-aux-Biches, which is more than 291.2km (180.9miles) away from Rodrigues Ridge. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Flic en Flac, 305.1km (189.5miles) away from Rodrigues Ridge.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Rodrigues Ridge?

The average sea temperature at Rodrigues Ridge is very warm, around 25°C (78°F), with only little variations during the year. This is why a wetsuit is most of the time not required for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Rodrigues Ridge, especially during the day and not windy conditions. However, it can get a little bit chilly in the 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 July, August, and September. You should be fine without a wetsuit in the fall, particularly during March, April, and May. However, keep in mind to bring UVA/UVB protection, as the sun radiation at Rodrigues Ridge is remarkably strong year round.

How is the diving and fishing close to Rodrigues Ridge?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions stay very constant year round. The waters at Rodrigues Ridge are always very warm, reaching temperatures between 22 and 27°C (72-81°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Rodrigues Ridge: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Rodrigues Ridge...

Do you know what the the city Blackheath in United Kingdom, the city Atalaya in Panama, and the city Ikast in Denmark have in common with Rodrigues Ridge? Click on the links to find out...