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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pukapuka Ridge

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Pukapuka Ridge...

Pukapuka Ridge is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Pukapuka Ridge has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 24.6°C (76.2°F) in August up to 28.8°C (83.9°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Pukapuka Ridge 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 Pukapuka Ridge?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Pukapuka Ridge is ca:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Pukapuka Ridge. A good spot nearby is Teahupoo, which is 958.1km (595.1miles) away from Pukapuka Ridge. Click here for directions and for more information on Teahupoo and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Vairao, which is 961.4km (597.1miles) away from Pukapuka Ridge. Another fun surfspot is Vairao, located ca 961.4km (597.1miles) from Pukapuka Ridge.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Pukapuka Ridge. The closest decent one is Teahupoo, which is almost 958.8km (595.5miles) away from Pukapuka Ridge. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Teraina, which is ca 2214.7km (1375.6miles) away from Pukapuka Ridge.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Pukapuka Ridge?

The average sea temperature at Pukapuka Ridge 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 sea temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Pukapuka Ridge. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Pukapuka Ridge can be remarkably strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Pukapuka Ridge?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions stay very constant throughout the year. The waters at Pukapuka Ridge 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 Pukapuka Ridge: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Pukapuka Ridge...

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