Sea Temperature

Patea Sea Temperature

(Today) Dec 2019

17.3°C / 63.2°F

Current weather

13°C / 56°F
(few clouds)

Partly cloudy
Wind

19 mph

Humidity

93%


The measurements for the water temperature in Patea, Taranaki 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 max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Patea water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Patea
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 15.6 17.3 17.5 16 14.5 13.7 12.5 12.1 12.5 12.6 13.3 14.6
Max °C 20 20 19.2 18.7 17.2 15.5 14.3 13.9 14.6 15.3 15.9 18.9
Min °F 61.8 64.2 64.1 61.8 59.1 57.4 55.2 54.5 55.3 55.7 57 60
Max °F 66.2 66.9 65.8 64.5 61.8 59.2 57 56.3 57.4 58.4 59.6 64.3

7 day tide forecast for Patea

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  • Low 1:32am
    (0.53m)
  • High 7:47am
    (1.94m)
  • Low 1:57pm
    (0.56m)
  • High 7:56pm
    (2.01m)
  • Low 2:20am
    (0.43m)
  • High 8:36am
    (2.05m)
  • Low 2:44pm
    (0.46m)
  • High 8:43pm
    (2.10m)
  • Low 3:02am
    (0.34m)
  • High 9:17am
    (2.17m)
  • Low 3:25pm
    (0.37m)
  • High 9:26pm
    (2.19m)
  • Low 3:42am
    (0.27m)
  • High 9:55am
    (2.29m)
  • Low 4:03pm
    (0.29m)
  • High 10:07pm
    (2.27m)
  • Low 4:21am
    (0.21m)
  • High 10:32am
    (2.38m)
  • Low 4:42pm
    (0.24m)
  • High 10:47pm
    (2.34m)
  • Low 5:00am
    (0.18m)
  • High 11:10am
    (2.46m)
  • Low 5:22pm
    (0.22m)
  • High 11:27pm
    (2.38m)
  • Low 5:41am
    (0.18m)
  • High 11:50am
    (2.49m)
  • Low 6:05pm
    (0.24m)

*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: 18.9°C / 65.9°F
  • Avg: 16.7°C / 62.1°F
  • Min: 14.6°C / 58.2°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