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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Paparaa-Outer Reefs, French Polynesia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Paparaa-Outer Reefs...

Paparaa-Outer Reefs is a surf spot in French Polynesia. The water temperature around Paparaa-Outer Reefs is steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.9°C (78.7°F) in September up to 28.9°C (84°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 Paparaa-Outer Reefs 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 Paparaa-Outer Reefs?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Paparaa-Outer Reefs is about:
28°C (83°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Paparaa-Outer Reefs. The closest one is Paparaa, which is just 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Paparaa-Outer Reefs. Click here for directions and for more information on Paparaa and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Paparaa-Outer Reefs is Maraa, which is approximately 6.7km (4.1miles) away.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Paparaa-Outer Reefs?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Paparaa-Outer Reefs. The next good one is Teahupoo, which is almost 15.1km (9.4miles) away from Paparaa-Outer Reefs. If you have some extra time, you can also visit South Ofu Beach, 1373.7km (853.2miles) away from Paparaa-Outer Reefs.

What wetsuit do I need for Paparaa-Outer Reefs?

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

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Paparaa-Outer Reefs?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar year round. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Paparaa-Outer Reefs: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Paparaa-Outer Reefs...

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