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

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

Afareaitu is a coastal city in French Polynesia. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 3213 people. The water temperature around Afareaitu has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 26.6°C (79.9°F) in July up to 29.5°C (85°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 Afareaitu 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 Afareaitu?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Afareaitu is about:
29°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Afareaitu. The closest one is Temae, which is only 4.5km (3.6miles) away from Afareaitu. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Temae and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Afareaitu are Cook bay left, which is roughly 5.8km (3.6miles) away, and Haapiti, located 6.5km (4miles) from Afareaitu.

Are there beaches located close to Afareaitu?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Afareaitu. A beach that might be worth checking out is Teahupoo, which is almost 39.7km (24.6miles) away from Afareaitu. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out South Ofu Beach, which is ca 1351.2km (839.3miles) away from Afareaitu.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Afareaitu?

The average sea temperature around Afareaitu is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with very little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Afareaitu. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Afareaitu can be particularly strong.

How is the diving and fishing near Afareaitu?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Afareaitu: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Afareaitu...

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