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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Red Beach, New Zealand

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Red Beach...

Red Beach is a beach in New Zealand. The water temperature around Red Beach changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 14.6°C (58.3°F) in August up to 21.8°C (71.3°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Red Beach 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 Red Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Red Beach is ca:
21°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Red Beach?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Red Beach. The nearest one is Orewa Beach, which is just 0.8km (4.2miles) away from Red Beach. Click here for more information on Orewa Beach and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Red Beach are Long Bay, which is roughly 6.8km (4.2miles) away, and Takapuna, located 13.9km (8.6miles) from Red Beach.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches near by?

There are several other beaches near to Red Beach. The nearest one is Snells Beach, which is 12.7km (7.9miles) away from Red Beach. Another nice beach near Red Beach is Te Henga Bethells Beach, which is roughly 21.1km (13.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Red Beach?

The sea temperature at Red Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, water temperatures cool down to approximately 15°C (58°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Red Beach?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during winter when temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Red Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Red Beach...

Do you know what the the city Paya in the Dominican Republic, the geo Sabina Shoal , and the city Yalding in the United Kingdom have in common with Red Beach? Click on the links to find out...