Hokitika Sea Temperature

(Today) Mar 2017

17.2°C / 63°F

Current weather

(clear sky)
16°C / 62°F

Partly cloudy

8 mph



The measurements for the sea temperature in Hokitika, West Coast are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

7 day tide forecast for Hokitika

  • High 12:16am
  • Low 06:22am
  • High 12:32pm
  • Low 06:45pm
  • High 12:57am
  • Low 07:04am
  • High 01:15pm
  • Low 07:29pm
  • High 01:40am
  • Low 07:49am
  • High 02:02pm
  • Low 08:16pm
  • High 02:27am
  • Low 08:38am
  • High 02:54pm
  • Low 09:07pm
  • High 02:21am
  • Low 08:35am
  • High 02:55pm
  • Low 09:06pm
  • High 03:23am
  • Low 09:43am
  • High 04:04pm
  • Low 10:15pm
  • High 04:36am
  • Low 10:58am
  • High 05:18pm
  • Low 11:32pm

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Hokitika River Bar, New Zealand) and may differ by up to half and hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.

Average March sea temperatures

  • Max: 19.1°C / 66.3°F
  • Avg: 17.4°C / 63.4°F
  • Min: 16.1°C / 61.0°F
Hokitika average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Hokitika are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Hokitika (-42.71667, 170.96667)


Whilst sea temperatures for Hokitika are as accurate as current data allows there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions. Time of day and wind direction may have a temporary local effect as can water flows from neraby rivers.

Alternate names for Hokitika