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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Knights Terrace

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Knights Terrace...

Knights Terrace is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Knights Terrace varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.8°C (60.5°F) in September up to 21.9°C (71.4°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Knights Terrace 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 Knights Terrace?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Knights Terrace is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Knights Terrace. A good spot nearby is Sandy Bay, which is about 53km (36.7miles) away from Knights Terrace. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Sandy Bay and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Knights Terrace are Pataua, which is roughly 59.2km (36.7miles) away, and Ocean Beach, located roughly 64.7km (40.2miles) from Knights Terrace.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Knights Terrace. A good beach nearby is Matapouri, which is just 52.4km (32.5miles) away from Knights Terrace. Another good beach near Knights Terrace is Whangarei Heads, ca 65.5km (40.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Knights Terrace?

The sea temperature at Knights Terrace is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Knights Terrace. However, during early fall, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 16°C (61°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Knights Terrace?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F) during August, September, and October. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during January, February, and March when water temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Knights Terrace: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Knights Terrace...

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