Beach Weather in Bark Bay, Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand

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BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
Best
Best
Best
Best
Tan
Tan
Sea
18°
 
Sea
19°
 
Sea
18°
 
Sea
17°
 
Sea
16°
 
Sea
14°
 
Sea
13°
 
Sea
12°
 
Sea
13°
 
Sea
14°
 
Sea
14°
 
Sea
16°
 
BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Tue 5th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 15° 16° 13°
100% 98% 97% 73% 87% 27% 90% 10%
0.4mm 0.4mm 0.4mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
Wed 6th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13° 16° 16° 15° 10°
18% 6% 2% 0% 7% 100% 36% 52%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
Thu 7th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 14° 18° 19° 19° 11°
90% 56% 64% 36% 12% 4% 0% 2%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
Fri 8th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 10° 18° 19° 18° 16° 15°
6% 7% 100% 17% 3% 4% 51% 96%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
Sat 9th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13° 17° 23° 20° 17° 13°
59% 5% 4% 2% 16% 7% 23% 6%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
Sun 10th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 10° 16° 19° 19° 17° 10°
6% 5% 2% 13% 17% 3% 8% 5%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
19°
Mon 11th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
18° 24° 25° 20° 14°
0% 0% 89% 6% 1% 4% 21% 12%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
Tue 5th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
35
kmh
31
kmh
36
kmh
12
kmh
35
kmh
36
kmh
27
kmh
22
kmh
1.2m
1.0m
1.0m
0.6m
0.8m
0.7m
0.7m
0.5m
9.3s 9.1s 9.3s 9.0s 8.6s 8.6s 8.7s 8.5s
Wed 6th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
23
kmh
18
kmh
17
kmh
12
kmh
10
kmh
21
kmh
19
kmh
12
kmh
0.4m
0.5m
0.5m
0.2m
0.2m
0.5m
0.6m
0.4m
8.4s 8.1s 7.8s 7.6s 7.4s 14.4s 14.3s 3.2s
Thu 7th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
8
kmh
9
kmh
8
kmh
4
kmh
9
kmh
17
kmh
7
kmh
20
kmh
0.3m
0.2m
0.3m
0.1m
0.2m
0.2m
0.4m
0.8m
6.5s 6.2s 6.1s 4.9s 3.2s 4.9s 5.6s 5.2s
Fri 8th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
23
kmh
18
kmh
19
kmh
9
kmh
22
kmh
21
kmh
19
kmh
16
kmh
0.9m
0.8m
0.8m
0.3m
0.8m
0.7m
0.5m
0.3m
4.8s 4.4s 4.3s 4.3s 4.2s 14.6s 15.0s 3.0s
Sat 9th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
9
kmh
17
kmh
16
kmh
14
kmh
11
kmh
24
kmh
19
kmh
9
kmh
0.4m
0.5m
0.6m
0.4m
0.2m
0.9m
0.5m
0.2m
15.0s 15.0s 14.9s 14.9s 14.8s 17.0s 14.9s 5.2s
Sun 10th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10
kmh
13
kmh
14
kmh
12
kmh
7
kmh
23
kmh
13
kmh
13
kmh
0.2m
0.4m
0.3m
0.2m
0.4m
0.4m
0.4m
0.6m
3.2s 3.0s 2.9s 14.2s 14.2s 14.2s 5.3s 4.6s
Mon 11th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12
kmh
9
kmh
10
kmh
14
kmh
10
kmh
10
kmh
15
kmh
28
kmh
0.9m
0.8m
0.9m
0.8m
0.2m
0.4m
0.5m
0.8m
4.6s 4.5s 4.5s 4.6s 4.8s 5.0s 4.7s 2.2s
Tue 5th March
5:05 AM 11:50 AM 6:14 PM
4.10 2.10 4.10
Wed 6th March
12:22 AM 6:55 AM 1:20 PM 7:40 PM
2.00 4.00 2.00 4.20
Thu 7th March
1:51 AM 8:35 AM 2:34 PM 8:53 PM
1.80 4.30 1.60 4.50
Fri 8th March
3:05 AM 9:34 AM 3:33 PM 9:52 PM
1.40 4.90 1.20 4.90
Sat 9th March
4:01 AM 10:20 AM 4:23 PM 10:44 PM
0.90 5.40 0.70 5.30
Sun 10th March
4:49 AM 11:02 AM 5:07 PM 11:31 PM
0.50 5.80 0.30 5.60
Mon 11th March
5:32 AM 11:44 AM 5:48 PM
0.20 6.00 0.10
Tue 5th March
16°
1.2mm
21kmh WSW
72%
Wed 6th March
16°
0.0mm
9kmh N
27%
Thu 7th March
20°
0.0mm
10kmh N
33%
Fri 8th March
19°
0.0mm
11kmh N
35%
Sat 9th March
23°
0.0mm
6kmh NNW
15%
Sun 10th March
19°
0.0mm
7kmh N
7%
Mon 11th March
25°
0.0mm
16kmh WSW
16%
Tue 12th March
20°
0.0mm
10kmh N
8%
Wed 13th March
21°
0.1mm
9kmh NW
52%
Thu 14th March
19°
0.0mm
8kmh E
38%
Fri 15th March
21°
0.0mm
5kmh NNW
10%
Sat 16th March
18°
0.0mm
6kmh N
43%
Sun 17th March
20°
0.0mm
4kmh NE
20%
Mon 18th March
18°
0.0mm
3kmh NNE
18%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 20° which is not so warm but sunbathing may be possible on some days. The average water temperature will be 19° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water. There will be 2 days of very light rain with an average of 0.7mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 28%.

If you are sailing, windsurfing, fishing, surfing etc. in Bark Bay don't forget to check the tide and wind and wave conditions

Taking a Holiday at Bark Bay, Abel Tasman National Park, Nelson Tasman Region, South Island, New Zealand

Taking a holiday at Bark Bay in Abel Tasman National Park, located in the Nelson Tasman Region on New Zealand's South Island, is an excellent way to experience the beauty of this coastal paradise. Known for its stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush native forests, Abel Tasman National Park offers a variety of outdoor activities that are perfect for beach lovers and nature enthusiasts alike.

Beach Type

Bark Bay features a beautiful golden-sand beach that is soft and perfect for relaxing walks along the shoreline. The beach also has some rocky areas that provide interesting snorkeling and diving opportunities. These rocky sections are home to a variety of marine life, making them ideal spots for observing fish and other sea creatures up close.

Beach Activities

Some popular beach activities at Bark Bay include:

  • Swimming: The calm, clear waters make it perfect for swimming and enjoying the natural beauty of the area.
  • Snorkeling and Diving: As mentioned earlier, the rocky sections of the beach provide excellent spots for snorkeling and diving where you can observe various marine life.
  • Hiking: There are several walking tracks available nearby that allow you to explore the lush native forests surrounding Bark Bay.
  • Kayaking: Paddle around Bark Bay or venture further along the coastline to discover other secluded beaches within Abel Tasman National Park.
  • Bird Watching: Bark Bay is home to several native bird species which can be observed while enjoying your time at the beach.

Accommodations

While there are no hotels or resorts directly on Bark Bay itself due to its remote location within Abel Tasman National Park, there are several accommodation options available nearby. Some popular choices include:

  • Awaroa Lodge: Located within walking distance from Awaroa Inlet, this eco-friendly lodge offers luxurious accommodation amidst natural surroundings.
  • Abel Tasman Lodge: Situated near Marahau Beach, this lodge provides comfortable accommodations and easy access to the park.
  • The Resurgence: Nestled among native bush, this eco-lodge offers an exclusive retreat for those looking for a relaxing getaway.

Areas to Stay In

When visiting Bark Bay, consider staying in one of the following areas:

  • Marahau: This small village is the gateway to Abel Tasman National Park and offers a range of accommodation options, as well as easy access to water taxis that can take you to Bark Bay.
  • Kaiteriteri: Another popular beach destination nearby, Kaiteriteri boasts golden sands and beautiful turquoise waters. Accommodation options are available here and water taxis can also transport you to Bark Bay.
  • Motueka: This larger town has more amenities, including shops, restaurants, and accommodations. It's a great base for exploring the wider Nelson Tasman region while still having access to Abel Tasman National Park.

Beach Amenities

Bark Bay offers several amenities for visitors, including:

  • Public toilets
  • Freshwater stream for drinking water
  • Picnic tables
  • Designated campsites (booking required)
  • Accessible by water taxi or walking tracks

Overall, a holiday at Bark Bay in Abel Tasman National Park is an ideal way to enjoy New Zealand's stunning natural beauty while participating in various outdoor activities. Whether you prefer lounging on golden sands or exploring underwater worlds, Bark Bay has something for everyone.

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