take care of the Seychelles ocean conditions

Seychelles Indian Ocean Conditions

The Indian Ocean which surrounds Seychelles has currents with speeds of 0.5 to 1.5 knots because of the trade winds. Currents are usually 0.4 to 0.8 knots and increase at obstructions and headlands at the Seychelles banks. Of the tides are felt more than the ocean currents in the Inner Islands.

Some Navigational cautions must be kept in mind while having as visit to this country any time of the year.

Actual Marine Forcast can be found here: Myforecast.com

  • Caution 1

    About six hours between high and low tide as they are asymmetrical and semi-diurnal.

  • Caution 2

    The Inner Islands the tidal range can be up to two meters during the spring and as low as 0.9 meters at neap.

  • Caution 3

    The Inner Islands the tidal range can be up to two meters during the spring and as low as 0.9 meters at neap.

  • Caution 4

    Moderate swells are with one to two meters waves and only become higher in strong winds on the open water.

Seychelles Tides

Tides give rise to lagoons in the channels that will completely empty at low tide in Aldabra during spring season and currents run to 2.5 knots. The tidal streams that flow around the atolls get up to three knots for the tides in spring.

Taking all aspects into mind and keeping proper safety precaution a holiday at Seychelles can be for a lifetime.

Tides around the Seychelles can be checked here: