watertemperature.org logo2

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

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

Bulls is a coastal city in New Zealand. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 1781 people. The water temperature around Bulls changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.3°C (54.2°F) in July up to 19.4°C (67°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Bulls 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 Bulls?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Bulls is about:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Bulls?

There are not many surf spots close to Bulls. The next good one is Paekakariki, which is just 60km (41.6miles) away from Bulls. Click here for directions and for more information on Paekakariki and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Bulls are The Gap, which is 66.9km (41.6miles) away, and Titahi Bay, located approximately 70.4km (43.7miles) from Bulls.

Are there beaches near Bulls?

There are not too many beaches near to Bulls. A good beach nearby is Paraparaumu Beach, which is just 54km (33.5miles) away from Bulls. Another beach near Bulls is Worser Bay, which is ca 83.8km (52.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Bulls?

The sea temperature around Bulls is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 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 diving . Nevertheless, during June, July, and August, temperatures reach lows of approximately 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Bulls?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during June, July, and August. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during spring when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bulls: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bulls...

Do you know what the the city Tsuen Wan in Hong Kong, the city Texalpan de Arriba in Mexico, and the city Easingwold in United Kingdom have in common with Bulls? Click on the links to find out...