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

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ninety Mile Beach...

Ninety Mile Beach is a beach in New Zealand. The water temperature around Ninety Mile Beach changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.5°C (58°F) in July up to 20.4°C (68.8°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Ninety Mile 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 Ninety Mile Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Ninety Mile Beach is ca:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Ninety Mile Beach. A spot, which is not too far away, is Mukerau Beach, which is 32.3km (20.8miles) away from Ninety Mile Beach. Click here for more information on Mukerau Beach and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Ninety Mile Beach are Shipwrecks Bay, which is approximately 33.4km (20.8miles) away, and Taupo Bay, located 48.2km (30miles) from Ninety Mile Beach.

Are there any other sandy beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Ninety Mile Beach. One beach, which is not too far away, is Bayleys Beach, which is 96.7km (60.1miles) away from Ninety Mile Beach. Another beach near Ninety Mile Beach is Matapouri, which is approximately 106.1km (65.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ninety Mile Beach?

The sea temperature at Ninety Mile Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (69°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the 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 fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during June, July, and August, sea temperatures come down to nearly 14°C (58°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people 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 Ninety Mile Beach?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during June, July, and August. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during December, January, and February when temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (60-69°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ninety Mile Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ninety Mile Beach...

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