Tauranga Water Temperature
The water will feel medium. The water will feel a bit chilly in just bathers / swimming costume. If you plan on wearing a wetsuit 4/3mm should be thick enough.
The measurements for the water temperature in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty 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.
Water temp by month
Monthly average max / min water temperatures
The graph below shows the range of monthly Tauranga water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.
The warmest water temperature is in February with an average around 70.2°F / 21.2°C. The coldest month is August with an average water temperature of 59°F / 15.0°C.
7 day tide forecast for Tauranga
*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Tauranga, 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.