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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Break water, New Zealand

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Break water...

Break water is a surf spot in New Zealand. The water temperature around Break water changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.7°C (56.6°F) in August up to 21°C (69.8°F) in the month of March, 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 early spring, since Break water 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 at Break water?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Break water is ca:
17°C (63°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Break water. The nearest one is Mikotai, which is just 0.7km (0.4miles) away from Break water. Click here for directions and for more information on Mikotai and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Break water is Back Beach, which is ca 1.9km (1.2miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not many beaches are close to Break water. A good beach nearby is Golden Bay, which is more than 128km (79.5miles) away from Break water. If you have some extra time, you can also try Paraparaumu Beach, 136.4km (84.7miles) away from Break water.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Break water?

The sea temperature at Break water is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late summer, temperatures reach lows of roughly 14°C (57°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Break water?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during spring when sea temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Break water: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Break water...

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