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

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

Papenoo is a surf spot in French Polynesia. The water temperature around Papenoo is close to steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 26.2°C (79.2°F) in August up to 29.1°C (84.4°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Papenoo 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 Papenoo?

The current water temperature in the month of April at Papenoo is about:
28°C (82°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Papenoo. The closest one is Rocky Point, which is just 0.4km (0.3miles) away from Papenoo. Click here for more information on Rocky Point and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Papenoo is PK15, which is ca 0.5km (0.3miles) away.

Are there beaches located close to Papenoo?

Not many beaches are located close to Papenoo. A beach that might be worth checking out is Teahupoo, which is more than 25.8km (16miles) away from Papenoo. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try South Ofu Beach, roughly 1374km (853.4miles) away from Papenoo.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Papenoo?

The average sea temperature at Papenoo is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with very little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Papenoo. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Papenoo can be very intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Papenoo?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar year round. The waters at Papenoo are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Papenoo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Papenoo...

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