Sea Temperature

Whakatane Sea Temperature

(Today) Mar 2019

21.7°C / 71°F

Current weather

20°C / 68°F
(broken clouds)

Partly cloudy
Wind

4 mph

Humidity

82%


The measurements for the water temperature in Whakatane, 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.

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

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

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Whakatane
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 17.8 19.1 20 18.3 17.2 15.8 14.8 14.4 14.1 14.6 15 16.8
Max °C 22.2 23.3 22.1 20.9 19.1 17.7 16.5 15.7 16.1 16.9 18.8 20.2
Min °F 65.8 68.1 68.8 66 63.7 61.2 59.3 58.4 58.2 59.2 60.5 63.6
Max °F 70.2 72.3 70.9 68.6 65.6 63.1 61 59.7 60.2 61.5 64.3 67

7 day tide forecast for Whakatane

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  • Low 4:12am
    (0.15m)
  • High 10:13am
    (1.98m)
  • Low 4:41pm
    (0.12m)
  • High 10:39pm
    (1.97m)
  • Low 5:02am
    (0.19m)
  • High 11:03am
    (1.93m)
  • Low 5:29pm
    (0.15m)
  • High 11:29pm
    (1.91m)
  • Low 5:50am
    (0.25m)
  • High 11:51am
    (1.87m)
  • Low 6:16pm
    (0.21m)
  • High 12:20am
    (1.85m)
  • Low 6:39am
    (0.33m)
  • High 12:38pm
    (1.80m)
  • Low 7:04pm
    (0.29m)
  • High 1:12am
    (1.78m)
  • Low 7:31am
    (0.41m)
  • High 1:24pm
    (1.73m)
  • Low 7:53pm
    (0.37m)
  • High 2:04am
    (1.72m)
  • Low 8:26am
    (0.47m)
  • High 2:14pm
    (1.66m)
  • Low 8:45pm
    (0.45m)
  • High 2:58am
    (1.68m)
  • Low 9:24am
    (0.51m)
  • High 3:08pm
    (1.60m)
  • Low 9:42pm
    (0.50m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Whakatane, 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 March sea temperatures

  • Max: 22.1°C / 71.7°F
  • Avg: 21°C / 69.8°F
  • Min: 20°C / 67.9°F
Whakatane average sea temperature chart

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

Map showing location of Whakatane (-37.958550, 176.985450)

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Whakatane 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 Whakatane
WHK

Whakatane average sea temperature chart