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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 surf spot in New Zealand. The water temperature around Muriwai Beach varies slightly during the year. 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 at Muriwai Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Muriwai Beach is ca:
18°C (65°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Muriwai Beach?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Muriwai Beach. The nearest one is Maori bay, which is 0.7km (0.5miles) away from Muriwai Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Maori bay and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Muriwai Beach is Bethells, which is approximately 4.9km (3miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are several other beaches in close proximity to Muriwai Beach. The closest one is Muriwai, which is just 0.4km (0.3miles) away from Muriwai Beach. Another gorgeous beach near Muriwai Beach is Te Henga Bethells Beach, which is ca 5.4km (3.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Muriwai Beach?

The sea temperature at 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during summer, temperatures cool down to approximately 14°C (56°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Muriwai Beach?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (56-65°F) during June, July, and August. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during January, February, and March when sea temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which 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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