The two opposing monsoon winds determine the climate: the northwestern monsoon wind from October to March with wind forces of 8 to 12 knots and the fresher southeastern monsoon wind from May to September with wind forces of 10 to 20 knots, is cooler and offers ideal weather for sailing.
The time of the monsoon change provides for relatively warm, windless Weather in April and October. The best time for swimming, snorkeling and especially for Diving is during April/May and October/November, when the water temperature can reach 29ºC and the visibility is below Water is more than thirty meters.
The "Festival Creole" celebrates the Creole traditions and roots. The cultural events last one week and take place every year in March and October.
The "Seychelles Sailing Cup" is Sailing competition of international format and takes place every year in January. The international Fishing contest takes place in November, but throughout the year there are also many local fishing competitions.
Below is an overview of the best times to visit Seychelles with various activities.
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