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

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

faaroa is a surf spot in French Polynesia. The water temperature around faaroa is nearly constant year round. The temperature ranges from 26.7°C (80.1°F) in September up to 29.3°C (84.7°F) in the month of April, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since faaroa 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 faaroa?

The current water temperature in the month of August at faaroa is approximately:
27°C (80°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to faaroa. The nearest one is Teavapiti, which is only 3.9km (2.4miles) away from faaroa. Click here for directions and for more information on Teavapiti and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near faaroa is Miri miri, which is roughly 8.3km (5.2miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to faaroa. A good beach nearby is Teahupoo, which is 157.2km (97.6miles) away from faaroa. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out South Ofu Beach, approximately 1237.1km (768.4miles) away from faaroa.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for faaroa?

The average water temperature at faaroa is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with only little variations throughout 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 faaroa. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at faaroa can be particularly intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near faaroa?

Fishing and diving conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to faaroa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about faaroa...

Do you know what the the city Banaran in Indonesia, the city Saint-Crespin-sur-Moine in France, and the city Chora Sfakion in Greece have in common with faaroa? Click on the links to find out...