Waihi Beach Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

18.6°C / 65.4°F

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.

Current weather

12°C / 53°F
(clear sky)
Partly cloudy
Wind
3 mph
Humidity
82%

The measurements for the water temperature in Waihi Beach, 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 Waihi Beach water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Waihi Beach average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Waihi Beach
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 17.9 19.7 19.9 18.2 17 15.5 14.5 14.1 13.9 14.2 15.2 16.8
Max °C 22.3 22.6 22 20.8 18.8 17.3 16.2 15.4 16 17.1 18.5 20
Min °F 66 68.6 68.6 65.8 63.3 60.6 58.7 57.9 57.8 58.7 60.6 63.5
Max °F 70.4 71.5 70.7 68.4 65.1 62.4 60.4 59.2 59.9 61.6 63.9 66.7

The warmest water temperature is in February with an average around 70°F / 21.1°C. The coldest month is August with an average water temperature of 58.5°F / 14.7°C.


7 day tide forecast for Waihi Beach

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  • High 6:17am
    (1.53m)
  • Low 12:27pm
    (0.33m)
  • High 6:41pm
    (1.52m)
  • Low 12:38am
    (0.35m)
  • High 6:55am
    (1.54m)
  • Low 1:09pm
    (0.27m)
  • High 7:25pm
    (1.55m)
  • Low 1:19am
    (0.34m)
  • High 7:32am
    (1.56m)
  • Low 1:47pm
    (0.23m)
  • High 8:06pm
    (1.59m)
  • Low 2:01am
    (0.33m)
  • High 8:11am
    (1.56m)
  • Low 2:24pm
    (0.21m)
  • High 8:46pm
    (1.62m)
  • Low 2:43am
    (0.32m)
  • High 8:53am
    (1.56m)
  • Low 3:02pm
    (0.21m)
  • High 9:24pm
    (1.64m)
  • Low 3:25am
    (0.31m)
  • High 9:37am
    (1.56m)
  • Low 3:42pm
    (0.24m)
  • High 10:04pm
    (1.65m)
  • Low 4:08am
    (0.32m)
  • High 10:22am
    (1.57m)
  • Low 4:24pm
    (0.26m)
  • High 10:47pm
    (1.64m)
7 day tide times for Waihi Beach

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Slipper Island, 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.