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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Alderman Trough

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Alderman Trough...

Alderman Trough is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Alderman Trough changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 15.6°C (60.1°F) in August up to 21°C (69.8°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Alderman Trough 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 Alderman Trough?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Alderman Trough is about:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Alderman Trough. The next good one is Hot water Beach, which is roughly 48.8km (32.1miles) away from Alderman Trough. Click here for directions and for more information on Hot water Beach and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Alderman Trough are pauanui, which is roughly 51.7km (32.1miles) away, and Matarangi, located 54.3km (33.8miles) from Alderman Trough.

Are there beaches close to Alderman Trough?

Not too many beaches are located close to Alderman Trough. The closest decent beach is Hot Water Beach, which is almost 49.3km (30.6miles) away from Alderman Trough. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Snells Beach, roughly 105.7km (65.7miles) away from Alderman Trough.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Alderman Trough?

The sea temperature at Alderman Trough is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Alderman Trough. Nevertheless, during late summer, sea temperatures reach lows of 16°C (60°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Alderman Trough?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during winter when sea temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Alderman Trough: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Alderman Trough...

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