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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gaua, Vanuatu

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

Gaua is an island in Vanuatu. It is located in the Banks Islands island group. The water temperature around Gaua is nearly steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.6°C (79.9°F) in July up to 29.9°C (85.8°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Gaua 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 Gaua?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Gaua is approximately:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots close to Gaua?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Gaua. The closest decent spot is Efate-Pango Point, which is 247.1km (153.5miles) away from Gaua. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Efate-Pango Point and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Wilkes Passage, which is roughly 681.1km (423.1miles) away from Gaua. Another surfspot is Wilkes Passage, located approximately 681.1km (423.1miles) from Gaua.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Gaua. A beach, which is not too far away, is Aranuka, which is 1085.8km (674.4miles) away from Gaua. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Ninety Mile Beach, approximately 1445.2km (897.6miles) away from Gaua.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Gaua?

The average water temperature around Gaua is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with only little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Gaua. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Gaua can be very intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Gaua?

Fishing and diving conditions stay very constant year round. The waters around Gaua are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish can often be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Gaua: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Gaua...

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