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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Takutea, Cook Islands

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

Takutea is an island in the Cook Islands. It is one of the islands of the Cook Islands island group. The water temperature around Takutea has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.1°C (77.2°F) in August up to 28.9°C (84°F) in the month of January, 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 winter, since Takutea 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 Takutea?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Takutea is ca:
25°C (77°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are close to Takutea. The next good one is Miri miri, which is 495.9km (308miles) away from Takutea. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Miri miri and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out faaroa, which is roughly 502.5km (312.1miles) away from Takutea. Another fun surfspot is faaroa, located roughly 502.5km (312.1miles) from Takutea.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Takutea?

Not many beaches are located close to Takutea. A beach that might be worth checking out is Teahupoo, which is almost 608.7km (378.1miles) away from Takutea. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try South Ofu Beach, roughly 855km (531.1miles) away from Takutea.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Takutea?

The average sea temperature around Takutea is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with very little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Takutea. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Takutea can be very intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Takutea?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar year round. The waters around Takutea are nearly almost 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 Takutea: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Takutea...

Do you know what the the island Ambrym in Vanuatu, the geo Campeche Bank , and Yupanqui Basin have in common with Takutea? Click on the links to find out...