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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mukerau Beach, New Zealand

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Mukerau Beach...

Mukerau Beach is a surf spot in New Zealand. The water temperature around Mukerau Beach has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.9°C (56.9°F) in August up to 20.5°C (69°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Mukerau Beach 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 Mukerau Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Mukerau Beach is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Mukerau Beach. The closest one is Shipwrecks Bay, which is 1.8km (1.1miles) away from Mukerau Beach. Click here to check out more information on Shipwrecks Bay and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Mukerau Beach is Taupo Bay, which is ca 37.2km (23.1miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Mukerau Beach?

There are not many beaches near to Mukerau Beach. One beach, which is not too far away, is Ninety Mile Beach, which is 32.3km (20.1miles) away from Mukerau Beach. Another nice beach near Mukerau Beach is Bayleys Beach, approximately 65.5km (40.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Mukerau Beach?

The sea temperature at Mukerau Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (69°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Mukerau Beach?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during spring when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (60-69°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Mukerau Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Mukerau Beach...

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