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

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

Kieta is a coastal city in Papua New Guinea. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3611 people. The water temperature around Kieta has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 29.1°C (84.4°F) in February up to 30.4°C (86.7°F) in the month of November, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 30°C (85°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since Kieta 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 Kieta?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Kieta is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Kieta. A spot that might be worth checking out is Efate-Pango Point, which is 1154km (716.8miles) away from Kieta. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Efate-Pango Point and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Ouano, which is ca 1263.6km (784.9miles) away from Kieta. Another good surfspot is Ouano, located ca 1263.6km (784.9miles) from Kieta.

Are there beaches near by?

Not many beaches are near to Kieta. A beach, which is not too far away, is Holtekamp Beach, which is almost 1054.7km (655.1miles) away from Kieta. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Hamadi Beach, which is ca 1060.6km (658.7miles) away from Kieta.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Kieta?

The average sea temperature around Kieta is extremely warm, around 30°C (85°F), with only little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Kieta. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Kieta can be particularly strong.

How is the diving and fishing near Kieta?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very constant during the year. The waters around Kieta are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (78-87°F). The following fish can often be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Kieta: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kieta...

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