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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mangamaunu, New Zealand

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

Mangamaunu is a surf spot in New Zealand. The water temperature around Mangamaunu changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 10.4°C (50.7°F) in June up to 17°C (62.7°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Mangamaunu 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 at Mangamaunu?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Mangamaunu is ca:
16°C (60°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Mangamaunu. The nearest one is Kahutara, which is only 12.1km (7.5miles) away from Mangamaunu. Click here for more information on Kahutara and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Mangamaunu is Kekerengu, which is 24.8km (15.4miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Mangamaunu. One beach, which is not too far away, is Boulder Beach, which is 67.5km (41.9miles) away from Mangamaunu. Another beach near Mangamaunu is Worser Bay, which is ca 88.5km (54.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Mangamaunu?

The sea temperature at Mangamaunu is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Mangamaunu. However, during early summer, sea temperatures cool down to 10°C (51°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Mangamaunu?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (51-60°F) during May, June, and Jul. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during January, February, and March when sea temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Mangamaunu: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Mangamaunu...

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