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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Afaahiti, French Polynesia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Afaahiti...

Afaahiti is a coastal city in French Polynesia. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5186 people. The water temperature around Afaahiti is nearly constant year round. The temperature ranges from 25.9°C (78.7°F) in September up to 29°C (84.3°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Afaahiti 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 Afaahiti?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters near Afaahiti is about:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Afaahiti. The nearest one is Vairao, which is only 4.1km (3.4miles) away from Afaahiti. Click here for more information on Vairao and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Afaahiti are Faaone, which is approximately 5.4km (3.4miles) away, and Teahupoo, located roughly 8.3km (5.2miles) from Afaahiti.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Afaahiti. The closest decent beach is Teahupoo, which is almost 6.8km (4.2miles) away from Afaahiti. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit South Ofu Beach, which is roughly 1386.6km (861.2miles) away from Afaahiti.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Afaahiti?

The average water temperature around Afaahiti is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with no significant variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Afaahiti. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Afaahiti can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Afaahiti?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters around Afaahiti are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Afaahiti: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Afaahiti...

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