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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Makalawena, United States

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

Makalawena is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Makalawena is almost steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 24°C (75.2°F) in March up to 27.3°C (81.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Makalawena is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature at Makalawena?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Makalawena is approximately:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots close to Makalawena?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Makalawena. The closest one is Kua Bay, which is only 1.8km (4.3miles) away from Makalawena. Click here for directions and for more information on Kua Bay and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Makalawena are Pine Trees, which is approximately 7km (4.3miles) away, and Honls, located ca 11.8km (7.3miles) from Makalawena.

Are there any other nice beaches near Makalawena?

Yes, there are some other beautiful beaches close to Makalawena. The closest one is Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area, which is only 10.4km (6.5miles) away from Makalawena. Another beach near Makalawena is Kamakahonu Beach, which is approximately 10.9km (6.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Makalawena?

The average water temperature at Makalawena is very warm, around 26°C (78°F), with very little variations throughout the year. That is why a wetsuit is most of the time not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Makalawena, especially during the day and not windy conditions. Nevertheless, it can get a little bit chilly early mornings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit, jumpsuit or at least a rashguard to be prepared. The coldest months are February, March, and April. You should be fine without a wetsuit in the fall, especially during August, September, and October. However, keep in mind to bring sun protection, as the sun radiation at Makalawena can be very strong year round.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Makalawena?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are mostly very warm, reaching temperatures between 22 and 27°C (72-81°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Makalawena: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Makalawena...

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