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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Egmont Terrace

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Egmont Terrace...

Egmont Terrace is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Egmont Terrace changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 13.3°C (56°F) in August up to 20.1°C (68.1°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Egmont Terrace 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 Egmont Terrace?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Egmont Terrace is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots near Egmont Terrace?

There are not too many surf spots close to Egmont Terrace. The closest decent spot is Wairaiki, which is about 68.5km (58.7miles) away from Egmont Terrace. Click here for directions and for more information on Wairaiki and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Egmont Terrace are Stent Road, which is ca 94.5km (58.7miles) away, and Back Beach, located 110.4km (68.5miles) from Egmont Terrace.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Egmont Terrace. The closest decent beach is Golden Bay, which is more than 81.5km (50.6miles) away from Egmont Terrace. If you have some extra time, you can also try Boulder Beach, which is 138.1km (85.7miles) away from Egmont Terrace.

What wetsuit is needed for Egmont Terrace?

The water temperature at Egmont Terrace is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during July, August, and September, temperatures come down to approximately 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Egmont Terrace?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions change during January, February, and March when temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Egmont Terrace: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Egmont Terrace...

Do you know what the the city Bourg in the United States, the city Bald Hills in the Australia, and the city Bayt Hanun in the Palestinian Territory have in common with Egmont Terrace? Click on the links to find out...