Kaikoura Water Temperature
11°C / 53°F
The measurements for the water temperature in Kaikoura, Canterbury are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.
Monthly average water temp
Monthly average max / min water temperatures
The graph below shows the range of monthly Kaikoura water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.
The warmest water temperature is in February with an average around 61.7°F / 16.5°C. The coldest month is August with an average water temperature of 51.3°F / 10.7°C.
7 day tide forecast for Kaikoura
*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Kaikoura, New Zealand) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.