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

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

Muriwai Beach is a coastal city in New Zealand. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2402 people. The water temperature around Muriwai Beach has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 13.6°C (56.4°F) in July up to 21.8°C (71.3°F) in the month of February, 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 late winter, since Muriwai 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 near Muriwai Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters around Muriwai Beach is ca:
20°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Muriwai Beach. The nearest one is Muriwai Beach, which is only 1.3km (1.2miles) away from Muriwai Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Muriwai Beach and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Muriwai Beach are Maori bay, which is roughly 2km (1.2miles) away, and Bethells, located roughly 5.8km (3.6miles) from Muriwai Beach.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Muriwai Beach. The closest one is Muriwai, which is only 1.6km (1miles) away from Muriwai Beach. Another fun beach near Muriwai Beach is Te Henga Bethells Beach, which is roughly 5.3km (3.3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Muriwai Beach?

The sea temperature around Muriwai Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°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 more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Muriwai Beach. Nevertheless, during summer, sea temperatures come down to 14°C (56°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Muriwai Beach?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (56-65°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during winter when water temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Muriwai Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Muriwai Beach...

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