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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Breaker Bay, New Zealand

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Breaker Bay...

Breaker Bay is a surf spot in New Zealand. The water temperature around Breaker Bay has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.4°C (54.3°F) in May up to 15.8°C (60.4°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Breaker Bay 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 Breaker Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Breaker Bay is approximately:
12°C (54°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Breaker Bay. The nearest one is Airport Rights, which is only 1.3km (0.8miles) away from Breaker Bay. Click here to check out more information on Airport Rights and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Breaker Bay is Lyall Bay, which is ca 1.5km (0.9miles) away.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Breaker Bay. A good beach nearby is Worser Bay, which is 1.2km (0.8miles) away from Breaker Bay. Another fun beach near Breaker Bay is Paraparaumu Beach, approximately 31.3km (19.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Breaker Bay?

The average water temperature at Breaker Bay is not very warm, around 14°C (57°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. That is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Breaker Bay. However, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are April, May, and June. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the summer, especially in the months of December, January, and February.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Breaker Bay?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters at Breaker Bay are nearly almost cold, reaching temperatures between 11 and 16°C (51-60°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Breaker Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Breaker Bay...

Do you know what the the city Sumberejo in Indonesia, the city Habil ar Raydah in Yemen, and the city Paterna de Rivera in Spain have in common with Breaker Bay? Click on the links to find out...