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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kiwi Seamount

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kiwi Seamount...

Kiwi Seamount is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Kiwi Seamount has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 15.1°C (59.3°F) in March up to 25.9°C (78.5°F) in the month of October, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is , since Kiwi Seamount 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 Kiwi Seamount?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Kiwi Seamount is approximately:
24°C (76°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Kiwi Seamount. A good spot nearby is Taupo Bay, which is more than 291.1km (180.8miles) away from Kiwi Seamount. Click here to check out more information on Taupo Bay and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Shipwrecks Bay, which is ca 306.6km (190.4miles) away from Kiwi Seamount. Another fun surfspot is Shipwrecks Bay, located roughly 306.6km (190.4miles) from Kiwi Seamount.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Kiwi Seamount. A beach that might be worth checking out is Ninety Mile Beach, which is almost 277.2km (172.1miles) away from Kiwi Seamount. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Matapouri, which is roughly 332.4km (206.5miles) away from Kiwi Seamount.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Kiwi Seamount?

The water temperature at Kiwi Seamount is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of . During this time, in the , a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Kiwi Seamount. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures cool down to roughly 15°C (59°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kiwi Seamount?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during when temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Kiwi Seamount: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kiwi Seamount...

Do you know what the the city Shangjie in China, the city Sao Joao de Meriti in Brazil, and the city Horsley in United Kingdom have in common with Kiwi Seamount? Click on the links to find out...