Sea Temperature

Patea Sea Temperature

(Today) Dec 2017

20°C / 68°F

Current weather

(clear sky)
20°C / 67°F

Partly cloudy
Wind

12 mph

Humidity

58%


The measurements for the sea temperature in Patea, Taranaki 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.

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly water temperatures over several years.

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Patea
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 15.7 17.4 17.8 16.2 14.6 13.7 12.7 12.3 12.5 12.5 13.5 14.4
Max °C 20.6 20.3 19.6 19.1 17.5 15.6 14.5 14 14.6 15.3 15.8 19
Min °F 62.2 64.4 64.8 62.3 59.4 57.4 55.6 54.8 55.3 55.6 57.2 59.8
Max °F 67.1 67.3 66.6 65.2 62.3 59.3 57.4 56.5 57.4 58.4 59.5 64.4

7 day tide forecast for Patea

ThuFriSatSunMonTueWed
  • Low 01:33am
    (0.51m)
  • High 07:50am
    (2.04m)
  • Low 02:03pm
    (0.55m)
  • High 08:10pm
    (2.08m)
  • Low 02:25am
    (0.44m)
  • High 08:40am
    (2.13m)
  • Low 02:52pm
    (0.47m)
  • High 08:57pm
    (2.14m)
  • Low 03:10am
    (0.37m)
  • High 09:22am
    (2.22m)
  • Low 03:34pm
    (0.41m)
  • High 09:39pm
    (2.20m)
  • Low 03:50am
    (0.32m)
  • High 10:00am
    (2.30m)
  • Low 04:12pm
    (0.36m)
  • High 10:17pm
    (2.25m)
  • Low 04:28am
    (0.28m)
  • High 10:35am
    (2.36m)
  • Low 04:47pm
    (0.34m)
  • High 10:54pm
    (2.28m)
  • Low 05:03am
    (0.27m)
  • High 11:09am
    (2.40m)
  • Low 05:22pm
    (0.35m)
  • High 11:28pm
    (2.30m)
  • Low 05:38am
    (0.29m)
  • High 11:44am
    (2.41m)
  • Low 05:57pm
    (0.37m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Patea, 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 December sea temperatures

  • Max: 14.4°C / 57.9°F
  • Avg: 16.7°C / 62.1°F
  • Min: 19°C / 66.2°F
Patea average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Patea (-39.758330, 174.483330)

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Patea 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 Patea

Patea average sea temperature chart