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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Faaa, French Polynesia

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

Faaa is a coastal city in French Polynesia. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 29851 people. The water temperature around Faaa has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.2°C (79.2°F) in August up to 28.7°C (83.7°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Faaa 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 Faaa?

The current water temperature in the month of November near Faaa is ca:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Faaa?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Faaa. The nearest one is Papeete Harbour, which is 1.5km (2.5miles) away from Faaa. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Papeete Harbour and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Faaa are Taapuna, which is roughly 4km (2.5miles) away, and Sapinus Beach Break, located roughly 5.8km (3.6miles) from Faaa.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Faaa. A good beach nearby is Teahupoo, which is almost 30km (18.6miles) away from Faaa. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out South Ofu Beach, which is approximately 1363.3km (846.8miles) away from Faaa.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Faaa?

The average sea temperature around Faaa is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with only little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Faaa. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Faaa can be particularly strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Faaa?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions stay very constant during the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Faaa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Faaa...

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