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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Colville Ridge

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Colville Ridge...

Colville Ridge is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Colville Ridge varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.9°C (64.2°F) in August up to 23.7°C (74.6°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (70°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Colville Ridge 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 Colville Ridge?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Colville Ridge is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Colville Ridge?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Colville Ridge. A spot that might be worth checking out is Sandy Bay, which is almost 493.8km (306.7miles) away from Colville Ridge. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Sandy Bay and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Pataua, which is ca 500.2km (310.7miles) away from Colville Ridge. Another good surfspot is Pataua, located roughly 500.2km (310.7miles) from Colville Ridge.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are near to Colville Ridge. A beach, which is not too far away, is Matapouri, which is 493.3km (306.4miles) away from Colville Ridge. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Whangarei Heads, which is roughly 506.2km (314.4miles) away from Colville Ridge.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Colville Ridge?

The sea temperature at Colville Ridge is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, temperatures come down to approximately 18°C (64°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended 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 very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Colville Ridge?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during February, March, and April when temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Colville Ridge: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Colville Ridge...

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