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

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

Taapuna is a surf spot in French Polynesia. The water temperature around Taapuna is close to constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.2°C (79.2°F) in August up to 28.7°C (83.7°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Taapuna 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 Taapuna?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Taapuna is approximately:
28°C (83°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Taapuna?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Taapuna. The closest one is Sapinus Beach Break, which is 2km (1.3miles) away from Taapuna. Click here for more information on Sapinus Beach Break and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Taapuna is Sapinus, which is roughly 2.1km (1.3miles) away.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Taapuna. The next good beach is Teahupoo, which is almost 28.8km (17.9miles) away from Taapuna. If you have some extra time, you can also visit South Ofu Beach, approximately 1362.5km (846.2miles) away from Taapuna.

What wetsuit is recommended for Taapuna?

The average water temperature at Taapuna is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with no significant 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 at Taapuna. 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 Taapuna can be remarkably intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Taapuna?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little during the year. The waters at Taapuna are always 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 Taapuna: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Taapuna...

Do you know what the the city Harelbeke in Belgium, the geo Chagos-Laccadive Plateau , and the city Three Oaks in United States have in common with Taapuna? Click on the links to find out...