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

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

Kelburn is a coastal city in New Zealand. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 3642 people. The water temperature around Kelburn has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.4°C (54.3°F) in May up to 15.8°C (60.4°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Kelburn 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 Kelburn?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Kelburn is approximately:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Kelburn. The nearest one is Lyall Bay, which is just 4.1km (2.6miles) away from Kelburn. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Lyall Bay and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Kelburn are Houghton Bay, which is approximately 4.2km (2.6miles) away, and Airport Rights, located ca 4.3km (2.7miles) from Kelburn.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Kelburn. The next good one is Worser Bay, which is just 4.1km (2.5miles) away from Kelburn. Another good beach near Kelburn is Paraparaumu Beach, approximately 29.2km (18.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Kelburn?

The average water temperature around Kelburn is not very warm, around 14°C (57°F), with very little variations throughout the year. That is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Kelburn. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to carry a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are April, May, and June. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the summer, particularly in the months of December, January, and February.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Kelburn?

Fishing and diving conditions stay very constant year round. The waters are nearly almost cold, reaching temperatures between 11 and 16°C (51-60°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Kelburn: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kelburn...

Do you know what the the city Fuente de Piedra in Spain, the geo Pigafetta Basin , and the city Great Ayton in United Kingdom have in common with Kelburn? Click on the links to find out...