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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kekerengu, New Zealand

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

Kekerengu is a surf spot in New Zealand. The water temperature around Kekerengu has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 10.4°C (50.7°F) in June up to 17.4°C (63.3°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Kekerengu 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 at Kekerengu?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Kekerengu is approximately:
11°C (52°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Kekerengu. The closest decent spot is Mangamaunu, which is just 24.7km (15.4miles) away from Kekerengu. Click here for directions and for more information on Mangamaunu and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Kekerengu is Kahutara, which is 36.7km (22.8miles) away.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Kekerengu?

No, there are not many beaches close to Kekerengu. The closest decent beach is Boulder Beach, which is just 61km (37.9miles) away from Kekerengu. Another beautiful beach near Kekerengu is Worser Bay, which is approximately 63.8km (39.6miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Kekerengu?

The water temperature at Kekerengu is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early summer, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 10°C (51°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kekerengu?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (51-60°F) during May, June, and Jul. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during winter when sea temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Kekerengu: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kekerengu...

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