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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Napuka, French Polynesia

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

Napuka is an island in French Polynesia. It is one of the islands of the Tuamotus island group. The water temperature around Napuka has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 26°C (78.8°F) in September up to 29.2°C (84.5°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Napuka 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 Napuka?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters around Napuka is ca:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Napuka. The closest decent spot is Faaone, which is more than 582.8km (362miles) away from Napuka. Click here for directions and for more information on Faaone and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Teahupoo, which is 584.8km (363.2miles) away from Napuka. Another fun surfspot is Teahupoo, located approximately 584.8km (363.2miles) from Napuka.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Napuka. The next good one is Teahupoo, which is 585.1km (363.4miles) away from Napuka. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Teraina, approximately 1854km (1151.5miles) away from Napuka.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Napuka?

The average sea temperature around Napuka is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with no significant variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Napuka. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Napuka can be remarkably intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Napuka?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Napuka: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Napuka...

Do you know what the the city Colon in Costa Rica, the city Pinrang in Indonesia, and the city Montefrio in Spain have in common with Napuka? Click on the links to find out...