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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sainte-Rose, Reunion

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sainte-Rose...

Sainte-Rose is a coastal city in Reunion. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 7035 people. The water temperature around Sainte-Rose changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 23°C (73.4°F) in September up to 28.4°C (83°F) in the month of March, 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 early spring, since Sainte-Rose 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 Sainte-Rose?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Sainte-Rose is approximately:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close to Sainte-Rose?

There are not too many surf spots close to Sainte-Rose. A spot, which is not too far away, is Butor, which is 7.9km (13.4miles) away from Sainte-Rose. Click here for directions and for more information on Butor and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Sainte-Rose are Manapany, which is ca 21.5km (13.4miles) away, and Le Jetty, St Pierre, located ca 25.5km (15.8miles) from Sainte-Rose.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Sainte-Rose. A beach, which is not too far away, is La Preneuse, which is more than 115.4km (71.7miles) away from Sainte-Rose. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Flic en Flac, 117.5km (73miles) away from Sainte-Rose.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Sainte-Rose?

The water temperature around Sainte-Rose 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 typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early fall, temperatures cool down to nearly 23°C (73°F). During these months, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Sainte-Rose?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F) during fall. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during spring when water temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Sainte-Rose: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sainte-Rose...

Do you know what the the city Heesch in the Netherlands, the geo Sorbakken , and the city Arzens in the France have in common with Sainte-Rose? Click on the links to find out...