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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Minerve Reef

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Minerve Reef...

Minerve Reef is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Minerve Reef has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 24.7°C (76.4°F) in November up to 27.6°C (81.6°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Minerve Reef 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 Minerve Reef?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Minerve Reef is ca:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Minerve Reef. A spot that might be worth checking out is Teahupoo, which is 1084.5km (673.6miles) away from Minerve Reef. Click here for directions and for more information on Teahupoo and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Faaone, which is 1092.9km (678.8miles) away from Minerve Reef. Another surfspot is Faaone, located ca 1092.9km (678.8miles) from Minerve Reef.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located near to Minerve Reef. The next good beach is Teahupoo, which is more than 1085.8km (674.4miles) away from Minerve Reef. If you have some extra time, you can also visit South Ofu Beach, ca 2487.9km (1545.3miles) away from Minerve Reef.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Minerve Reef?

The average sea temperature at Minerve Reef is very warm, around 26°C (79°F), with no significant changes during the year. Because of this, a wetsuit is most of the time not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Minerve Reef, especially during the day and not windy conditions. However, 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 October, November, and December. You should be fine without a wetsuit in the summer, particularly during January, February, and March. However, it is recommended to bring sun protection, as the sun radiation at Minerve Reef can be remarkably strong year round.

How is the diving and fishing near Minerve Reef?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little during the year. The waters at Minerve Reef are nearly almost very warm, reaching temperatures between 23 and 28°C (73-82°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Minerve Reef: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Minerve Reef...

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