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

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

Papetoai is a surf spot in French Polynesia. The water temperature around Papetoai is almost constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.6°C (79.9°F) in August up to 28.8°C (83.8°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 Papetoai 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 Papetoai?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Papetoai is ca:
27°C (80°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Papetoai. The closest one is Cook bay left, which is just 2.5km (1.6miles) away from Papetoai. Click here for more information on Cook bay left and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Papetoai is Haapiti, which is roughly 6.1km (3.8miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located close to Papetoai. A beach, which is not too far away, is Teahupoo, which is almost 46.5km (28.9miles) away from Papetoai. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit South Ofu Beach, roughly 1345.1km (835.5miles) away from Papetoai.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Papetoai?

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

How is the diving and fishing near Papetoai?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little year round. The waters at Papetoai are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Papetoai: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Papetoai...

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