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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Palmerston, Cook Islands

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

Palmerston is an island in the Cook Islands. It is part of the Cook Islands island group. The water temperature around Palmerston is almost constant year round. The temperature ranges from 25.4°C (77.8°F) in August up to 28.7°C (83.7°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Palmerston 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 Palmerston?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Palmerston is about:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Palmerston. The next good one is Miri miri, which is almost 778.3km (483.4miles) away from Palmerston. Click here to check out more information on Miri miri and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing faaroa, which is ca 786.1km (488.2miles) away from Palmerston. Another good surfspot is faaroa, located ca 786.1km (488.2miles) from Palmerston.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are close to Palmerston. The closest decent beach is South Ofu Beach, which is almost 509.2km (316.3miles) away from Palmerston. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Haapai, which is ca 780.5km (484.8miles) away from Palmerston.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Palmerston?

The average sea temperature around Palmerston is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with only little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Palmerston. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Palmerston can be particularly strong.

How is the diving and fishing near Palmerston?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very constant year round. The waters around Palmerston are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Palmerston: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Palmerston...

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