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

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

Muriwai is a beach in New Zealand. The water temperature around Muriwai changes 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 illustrated 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 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?

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

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Muriwai. The nearest one is Muriwai Beach, which is 0.4km (0.4miles) away from Muriwai. Click here for more information on Muriwai Beach and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Muriwai are Maori bay, which is roughly 0.7km (0.4miles) away, and Bethells, located 4.5km (2.8miles) from Muriwai.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few beaches in close proximity to Muriwai. The nearest one is Te Henga Bethells Beach, which is 5.1km (3.2miles) away from Muriwai. Another beautiful beach near Muriwai is Anawhata, which is roughly 6.2km (3.8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Muriwai?

The water temperature at Muriwai 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 a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during summer, temperatures drop down to roughly 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-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Muriwai?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. 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. The conditions normally change during winter 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: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Muriwai...

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