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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Aotea Knoll

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Aotea Knoll...

Aotea Knoll is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Aotea Knoll has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 14.1°C (57.3°F) in October up to 21.3°C (70.3°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Aotea Knoll 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 Aotea Knoll?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Aotea Knoll is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Aotea Knoll?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Aotea Knoll. A spot, which is not too far away, is Karekare, which is more than 139.8km (86.8miles) away from Aotea Knoll. Click here to check out more information on Karekare and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Whatipu, which is approximately 140.4km (87.2miles) away from Aotea Knoll. Another good surfspot is Whatipu, located ca 140.4km (87.2miles) from Aotea Knoll.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are near to Aotea Knoll. A good beach nearby is Karekare, which is almost 140.3km (87.1miles) away from Aotea Knoll. If you have some extra time, you can also try Piha, which is ca 140.5km (87.3miles) away from Aotea Knoll.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Aotea Knoll?

The sea temperature at Aotea Knoll 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during , temperatures come down to nearly 14°C (57°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Aotea Knoll?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during . Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during January, February, and March when temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Aotea Knoll: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Aotea Knoll...

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