Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mana, New Zealand
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Mana...
Mana is an island in New Zealand.
It is located in the Porirua Harbour island group.
The water temperature around Mana changes moderately year round.
The temperature ranges from 12.3°C (54.2°F) in August up to 18.4°C (65°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Mana 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 Mana?
The current water temperature in the month of December near Mana is approximately:
Are there surf spots close to Mana?
Yes, there are several surf spots close to Mana. The nearest one is Titahi Bay, which is just 1.9km (5.7miles) away from Mana. Click here
for directions and for more information on Titahi Bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Mana are Paekakariki
, which is approximately 9.1km (5.7miles) away, and Breaker Bay
, located roughly 16.5km (10.3miles) from Mana.
Are there beaches close by?
Yes, there are some gorgeous beaches near to Mana. The closest one is Paraparaumu Beach
, which is 15.1km (9.4miles) away from Mana. Another nice beach near Mana is Worser Bay
, which is roughly 15.3km (9.5miles) away.
Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Mana?
The water temperature around Mana is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during July, August, and September, water temperatures cool down to roughly 12°C (54°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Mana?
Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during February, March, and April when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Mana: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Mana...
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in Indonesia, the city Tanjay
in Philippines, and the city Seabrook
in United States have in common with Mana? Click on the links to find out...