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

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

Tikehau is an island in French Polynesia. It is part of the Tuamotus island group. The water temperature around Tikehau is steady year round. The temperature ranges from 26.6°C (79.9°F) in September up to 29.1°C (84.4°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Tikehau 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 Tikehau?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Tikehau is about:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Tikehau. A spot that might be worth checking out is Trou du Souffleur, which is more than 187.5km (116.5miles) away from Tikehau. Click here for directions and for more information on Trou du Souffleur and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Papenoo, which is 187.8km (116.6miles) away from Tikehau. Another fun surfspot is Papenoo, located approximately 187.8km (116.6miles) from Tikehau.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located near to Tikehau. A good beach nearby is Teahupoo, which is 204.7km (127.1miles) away from Tikehau. If you have some extra time, you can also visit South Ofu Beach, approximately 1442.1km (895.7miles) away from Tikehau.

What wetsuit is recommended for Tikehau?

The average water temperature around Tikehau is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Tikehau. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Tikehau can be remarkably intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Tikehau?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters are mostly 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 Tikehau: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Tikehau...

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