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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hawke Canyon

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hawke Canyon...

Hawke Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Hawke Canyon varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 13°C (55.4°F) in September up to 21°C (69.8°F) in the month of January, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Hawke Canyon 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 Hawke Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Hawke Canyon is about:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots near Hawke Canyon?

There are not too many surf spots close to Hawke Canyon. A spot, which is not too far away, is Big River, which is about 63.8km (40.3miles) away from Hawke Canyon. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Big River and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Hawke Canyon are The Island, which is approximately 64.8km (40.3miles) away, and The rock, located ca 65.2km (40.5miles) from Hawke Canyon.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Hawke Canyon. The closest decent one is Paraparaumu Beach, which is almost 174.1km (108.2miles) away from Hawke Canyon. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Worser Bay, 195.7km (121.6miles) away from Hawke Canyon.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Hawke Canyon?

The water temperature at Hawke Canyon is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Hawke Canyon. However, during early fall, temperatures reach lows of nearly 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Hawke Canyon?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during August, September, and October. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during December, January, and February when sea temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Hawke Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Hawke Canyon...

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