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

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

Raroia is an island in French Polynesia. It is one of the islands of the Tuamotus island group. The water temperature around Raroia is constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.7°C (78.3°F) in August up to 28.9°C (84.1°F) in the month of April, 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 spring, since Raroia 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 Raroia?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Raroia is ca:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Raroia. A spot that might be worth checking out is Teahupoo, which is 471.6km (292.9miles) away from Raroia. Click here to check out more information on Teahupoo and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Vairao, which is 474.3km (294.6miles) away from Raroia. Another good surfspot is Vairao, located ca 474.3km (294.6miles) from Raroia.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Raroia?

Not many beaches are located near to Raroia. A beach that might be worth checking out is Teahupoo, which is more than 472.1km (293.3miles) away from Raroia. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit South Ofu Beach, which is ca 1831.4km (1137.5miles) away from Raroia.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Raroia?

The average sea temperature around Raroia is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with very little changes 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 Raroia. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Raroia can be remarkably strong.

How is the diving and fishing near Raroia?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar during the year. The waters around Raroia are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish can often be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Raroia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Raroia...

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