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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Te Henga Bethells Beach, New Zealand

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Te Henga Bethells Beach...

Te Henga Bethells Beach is a beach in New Zealand. The water temperature around Te Henga Bethells Beach has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 13.6°C (56.4°F) in July 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 Te Henga Bethells 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 Te Henga Bethells Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Te Henga Bethells Beach is ca:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Te Henga Bethells Beach. The closest one is Bethells, which is only 4.4km (3.3miles) away from Te Henga Bethells Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Bethells and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Te Henga Bethells Beach are Muriwai Beach, which is approximately 5.4km (3.3miles) away, and Maori bay, located approximately 5.8km (3.6miles) from Te Henga Bethells Beach.

Are there any other sandy beaches close by?

There are several beautiful beaches in proximity to Te Henga Bethells Beach. The closest one is Anawhata, which is only 4.9km (3miles) away from Te Henga Bethells Beach. Another nice beach near Te Henga Bethells Beach is Muriwai, which is ca 5.1km (3.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Te Henga Bethells Beach?

The sea temperature at Te Henga Bethells 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Te Henga Bethells Beach. Nevertheless, during June, July, and August, temperatures cool down to 14°C (56°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Te Henga Bethells Beach?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (56-65°F) during June, July, and August. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during winter when temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Te Henga Bethells Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Te Henga Bethells Beach...

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