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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Wairarapa Arm

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Wairarapa Arm...

Wairarapa Arm is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Wairarapa Arm changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 11.4°C (52.5°F) in December up to 16.1°C (60.9°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (56°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Wairarapa Arm 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 Wairarapa Arm?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Wairarapa Arm is approximately:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close to Wairarapa Arm?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Wairarapa Arm. The closest one is Breaker Bay, which is 11.1km (7.2miles) away from Wairarapa Arm. Click here for more information on Breaker Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Wairarapa Arm are Airport Rights, which is 11.6km (7.2miles) away, and Lyall Bay, located approximately 11.9km (7.4miles) from Wairarapa Arm.

Are there beaches close to Wairarapa Arm?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Wairarapa Arm. A beach that might be worth checking out is Worser Bay, which is 12.1km (7.5miles) away from Wairarapa Arm. Another beach near Wairarapa Arm is Paraparaumu Beach, roughly 39.7km (24.6miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Wairarapa Arm?

The average water temperature at Wairarapa Arm is relatively chilly, around 13°C (56°F), with only little changes during the year. This is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Wairarapa Arm. That being said, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to carry a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are November, December, and January. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the summer, especially in the months of December, January, and February.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Wairarapa Arm?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar during the year. The waters at Wairarapa Arm are always cool, reaching temperatures between 11 and 16°C (52-61°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Wairarapa Arm: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Wairarapa Arm...

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