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

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

Mokoia is an island in New Zealand. It is one of the islands of the Lake Rotorua island group. The water temperature around Mokoia varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.6°C (58.2°F) in July up to 21°C (69.8°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Mokoia 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 Mokoia?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Mokoia is ca:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Mokoia?

There are not many surf spots close to Mokoia. A spot that might be worth checking out is Newdicks Beach, which is roughly 25.3km (16.9miles) away from Mokoia. Click here to check out more information on Newdicks Beach and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Mokoia are Matata, which is 27.3km (16.9miles) away, and Tay street, located ca 30.4km (18.9miles) from Mokoia.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to Mokoia. The closest decent one is Hot Water Beach, which is 86.2km (53.5miles) away from Mokoia. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Whatipu, ca 121.3km (75.3miles) away from Mokoia.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Mokoia?

The sea temperature around Mokoia is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during summer, temperatures cool down to nearly 15°C (58°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Mokoia?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during June, July, and August. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during winter when water temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Mokoia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Mokoia...

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