Kaikoura Sea Temperature

(Today) Jul 2017

10.6°C / 51°F

Current weather

(moderate rain)
8°C / 47°F

Partly cloudy
Wind

5 mph

Humidity

99%


The measurements for the sea temperature in Kaikoura, Canterbury 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 Kaikoura

ThuFriSatSunMonTueWed
  • High 12:58am
    (2.00m)
  • Low 07:12am
    (0.34m)
  • High 01:26pm
    (2.09m)
  • Low 07:46pm
    (0.38m)
  • High 01:55am
    (2.04m)
  • Low 08:06am
    (0.30m)
  • High 02:23pm
    (2.16m)
  • Low 08:43pm
    (0.32m)
  • High 02:53am
    (2.08m)
  • Low 09:04am
    (0.26m)
  • High 03:20pm
    (2.22m)
  • Low 09:40pm
    (0.28m)
  • High 03:50am
    (2.12m)
  • Low 10:02am
    (0.23m)
  • High 04:16pm
    (2.25m)
  • Low 10:37pm
    (0.25m)
  • High 04:45am
    (2.14m)
  • Low 10:59am
    (0.20m)
  • High 05:12pm
    (2.26m)
  • Low 11:34pm
    (0.24m)
  • High 05:41am
    (2.13m)
  • Low 11:54am
    (0.20m)
  • High 06:07pm
    (2.23m)
  • Low 12:29am
    (0.25m)
  • High 06:36am
    (2.11m)
  • Low 12:47pm
    (0.22m)
  • High 07:01pm
    (2.18m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Kaikoura, 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 July sea temperatures

  • Max: 12.4°C / 54.3°F
  • Avg: 11.4°C / 52.5°F
  • Min: 10.4°C / 50.8°F
Kaikoura average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Kaikoura (-42.407490, 173.681320)

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Kaikoura 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 Kaikoura