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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kaala-Gomen, New Caledonia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kaala-Gomen...

Kaala-Gomen is a coastal city in New Caledonia. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 1897 people. The water temperature around Kaala-Gomen varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 22.6°C (72.8°F) in August up to 28.1°C (82.5°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (77°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Kaala-Gomen 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 Kaala-Gomen?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters near Kaala-Gomen is about:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Kaala-Gomen. A spot, which is not too far away, is Ouano, which is almost 122.1km (75.8miles) away from Kaala-Gomen. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ouano and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Fraser Island, which is approximately 753.8km (468.2miles) away from Kaala-Gomen. Another good surfspot is Fraser Island, located ca 753.8km (468.2miles) from Kaala-Gomen.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Kaala-Gomen. A beach that might be worth checking out is Ninety Mile Beach, which is almost 1085.2km (674miles) away from Kaala-Gomen. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Matapouri, which is ca 1175.8km (730.3miles) away from Kaala-Gomen.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Kaala-Gomen?

The water temperature around Kaala-Gomen is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Kaala-Gomen. However, during late summer, sea temperatures cool down to approximately 23°C (73°F). During this time, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light top . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kaala-Gomen?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F) during summer. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during January, February, and March when temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Kaala-Gomen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kaala-Gomen...

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