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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kavieng, Papua New Guinea

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

Kavieng is a coastal city in Papua New Guinea. It is a comparatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 14490 people. The water temperature around Kavieng is steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 27.2°C (81°F) in December up to 30°C (85.9°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Kavieng 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 Kavieng?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters close to Kavieng is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Kavieng. The next good one is Umatac Bay, which is 1172.3km (728.1miles) away from Kavieng. Click here to check out more information on Umatac Bay and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Boat Basin Rights, which is 1182km (734.2miles) away from Kavieng. Another surfspot is Boat Basin Rights, located roughly 1182km (734.2miles) from Kavieng.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are close to Kavieng. The closest decent beach is Holtekamp Beach, which is more than 691.9km (429.8miles) away from Kavieng. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Hamadi Beach, roughly 697.1km (433miles) away from Kavieng.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Kavieng?

The average water temperature around Kavieng is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°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. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Kavieng. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Kavieng can be remarkably intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kavieng?

Fishing and diving conditions are very constant year round. The waters around Kavieng are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Kavieng: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kavieng...

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