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

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

Saint-Philippe is a coastal city in Reunion. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5441 people. The water temperature around Saint-Philippe varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 23.3°C (73.9°F) in September up to 28.4°C (83°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Saint-Philippe 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-Philippe?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Saint-Philippe is about:
23°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Saint-Philippe. The nearest one is Manapany, which is 11.7km (11.7miles) away from Saint-Philippe. Click here to check out more information on Manapany and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Saint-Philippe are Le Jetty, St Pierre, which is roughly 18.8km (11.7miles) away, and Pointe du Diable, located approximately 20.4km (12.6miles) from Saint-Philippe.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are near to Saint-Philippe. One that might be worth checking out is La Preneuse, which is 125km (77.7miles) away from Saint-Philippe. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Flic en Flac, which is approximately 127.6km (79.3miles) away from Saint-Philippe.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Saint-Philippe?

The water temperature around Saint-Philippe is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Saint-Philippe. Nevertheless, during early fall, sea temperatures come down to 23°C (74°F). During this time, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or light top . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Saint-Philippe?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F) during fall. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during February, March, and April when temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

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

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Saint-Philippe...

Do you know what the the city Pompeiana in Italy, the city Scalo di Baragiano in Italy, and the city Grantham in United Kingdom have in common with Saint-Philippe? Click on the links to find out...