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Visiting Matapouri Bay, Matapouri, New Zealand in August

August has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (59°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 5.2cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Matapouri Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). August is too cold for swimming in Matapouri Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Matapouri Bay in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

August brings slightly warmer weather to Matapouri Bay, but the conditions remain cool and wet, with frequent showers and overcast days. The sea conditions are still not ideal for swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, or diving, due to the cool water temperature. Surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing may be possible, but the conditions are likely to be less consistent and more challenging. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Matapouri Bay in August?

No, August is not a good time for sunbathing in Matapouri Bay.

August has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (59°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 5.2cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about August temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Matapouri Bay in August?

No, August is too cold for swimming in Matapouri Bay for any length of time, with the sea water at 15°C (59°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Matapouri Bay?

Probably not, August is not a good time for a holiday in Matapouri Bay.

August has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (59°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 5.2cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Matapouri Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). August is too cold for swimming in Matapouri Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the August temperatures and sunshine.

Is Matapouri Bay warm in August?

No, Matapouri Bay is a little too chilly for sunbathing in August.

The average maximum temperature in Matapouri Bay in August is 15°C (59°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (58°) in the previous month and 16°C (62°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Matapouri Bay in August is 11°C (52°F). The average temperature is 10°C (51°F) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

More info about the August temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Matapouri Bay in August?

The average day light hours per day in Matapouri Bay in August are 10.8. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day.

More about August sunshine.

Crowds in Matapouri Bay in August

As winter starts to come to an end in August, there may be a slight increase in visitors to Matapouri Bay. However, the beach remains mostly uncrowded, with no public holidays or special events during this month.

Temperature in Matapouri Bay in August

The average maximum temperature in Matapouri Bay in August is 15°C (59°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 16°C (62°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Matapouri Bay in August is 11°C (52°F). The average temperature is 10°C (51°F) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Matapouri Bay in August is 7°C (45°F). The minimum temperature is 6°C (43°F) in the previous month and 10°C (50°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Matapouri Bay in August

During August the average day light hours are 10.8 per day in Matapouri Bay. The sunshine percentage is 45% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Matapouri Bay in August is typically 3.8 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive 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, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Matapouri Bay in August

The average sea water temperature in Matapouri Bay in August is 15°C (59°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Matapouri Bay in August

The average total rainfall in Matapouri Bay in August is 5.2cm (2.0inches) and on average there are 13 rainy days in August making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Matapouri Bay in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Matapouri Bay in August is 10°C (49°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 8°C (47°F) in the previous month and 11°C (11°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Matapouri Bay in August is typically 84.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 86.8% in the previous month and 85.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Matapouri Bay in August is typically 70.4%. The average relative humidity is 72.1% in the previous month and 70.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Matapouri Bay in August

The average maximum wind speed in Matapouri Bay in August is typically 23KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 25KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Matapouri Bay in August is typically 13KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 13KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 14KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Matapouri Bay in August is from the North.

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