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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Saint-Benoit, Reunion

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Saint-Benoit...

Saint-Benoit is a coastal city in Reunion. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 35310 people. The water temperature around Saint-Benoit has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 23°C (73.4°F) in September up to 28°C (82.5°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 Saint-Benoit 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 Saint-Benoit?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Saint-Benoit is about:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Saint-Benoit. A good spot nearby is Butor, which is just 0.2km (15.3miles) away from Saint-Benoit. Click here for directions and for more information on Butor and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Saint-Benoit are Manapany, which is approximately 24.7km (15.3miles) away, and Le Jetty, St Pierre, located 26.5km (16.4miles) from Saint-Benoit.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Saint-Benoit. The next good one is La Preneuse, which is almost 117.1km (72.7miles) away from Saint-Benoit. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Flic en Flac, approximately 118.9km (73.9miles) away from Saint-Benoit.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Saint-Benoit?

The sea temperature around Saint-Benoit is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 23°C (73°F). During these months, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some people might even be fine without a rashguard or light wetsuit top . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Saint-Benoit?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F) during August, September, and October. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during winter when sea temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Saint-Benoit: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Saint-Benoit...

Do you know what the the city Pukou in China, the city Mortsel in Belgium, and the city Fontenay in France have in common with Saint-Benoit? Click on the links to find out...