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Visiting Whangapoua Beach, Great Barrier Island, New Zealand in March

March is one of the best months to visit Whangapoua Beach for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

March has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day. Sea temperatures are a moderate 21°C (69°F). March is a pleasant month for swimming in Whangapoua Beach though some people may prefer warmer water.

Also consider visiting Whangapoua Beach in one of the other best months of January, February, December, for the best beach weather.

In March, the weather at Whangapoua Beach remains warm and sunny, but there's an increase in rainfall. Swimming and sunbathing are still enjoyable, and snorkeling and diving conditions remain good. Surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing continue to be popular, thanks to the consistent wind conditions. Also consider one of our other suggestions for March.

Can you sunbathe in Whangapoua Beach in March?

Yes, March is a good time for sunbathing in Whangapoua Beach.

March has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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Can you swim in Whangapoua Beach in March?

Yes, March is a pleasant month for swimming in Whangapoua Beach with moderate sea temperatures 21°C (69°F).

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Is March a good time to holiday in Whangapoua Beach?

Yes, March is a good time for a holiday in Whangapoua Beach.

March has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day. Sea temperatures are a moderate 21°C (69°F). March is a pleasant month for swimming in Whangapoua Beach though some people may prefer warmer water.

More about the March temperatures and sunshine.

Is Whangapoua Beach warm in March?

Yes, Whangapoua Beach is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in March.

The average maximum temperature in Whangapoua Beach in March is 22°C (72°F). The average maximum temperature is 24°C (75°) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Whangapoua Beach in March is 19°C (65°F). The average temperature is 20°C (68°F) in the previous month and 17°C (62°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Whangapoua Beach in March?

The average day light hours per day in Whangapoua Beach in March are 12.3. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Whangapoua Beach in March

As summer starts to wind down in March, the crowds at Whangapoua Beach tend to decrease. The weather is still warm and pleasant, but there are fewer tourists and special events during this month. Weekends can still be relatively busy, but overall, the beach is less crowded than in the peak summer months.

Temperature in Whangapoua Beach in March

The average maximum temperature in Whangapoua Beach in March is 22°C (72°F). The average maximum temperature is 24°C (75°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Whangapoua Beach in March is 19°C (65°F). The average temperature is 20°C (68°F) in the previous month and 17°C (62°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Whangapoua Beach in March is 15°C (59°F). The minimum temperature is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Whangapoua Beach in March

During March the average day light hours are 12.3 per day in Whangapoua Beach. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Whangapoua Beach in March is typically 8.9 during March. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Whangapoua Beach in March

The average sea water temperature in Whangapoua Beach in March is 20.6°C (69.1°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Humidity in Whangapoua Beach in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Whangapoua Beach in March is 16°C (61°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 15°C (15°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Whangapoua Beach in March is typically 92.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 92% in the previous month and 94.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Whangapoua Beach in March is typically 76.8%. The average relative humidity is 76.2% in the previous month and 80.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Whangapoua Beach in March

The average maximum wind speed in Whangapoua Beach in March is typically 27KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 28KM/H (17MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Whangapoua Beach in March is typically 15KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 15KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 14KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Whangapoua Beach in March is from the South-Southwest.

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