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

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Beach Weather Today in Bark Bay

Today the maximum temperature will be 11° which is too cold for sunbathing. Today the water temperature will be 12° which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Today will be dry with no rain showers. Expect plentiful sunshine and mostly clear blue skies with an average cloud cover of 22%.

The winds will be side shore and moderate at 19kmh from the South West. The moderate winds will make the temperatures feel colder.

Bark Bay faces East and sunset will be over the land behind the beach at 05:28 PM. The skies should be very clear at that time, ideal for a sunset.

For Beach Weather for the next next 7 days, wind and wave conditions and tide and the next 14 days weather use the tabs below.

Beach Weather This Weekend in Bark Bay

This weekend the average maximum daily temperatures will be 11° which is too cold for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 11° which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

There will be 1 day of very light rain. Saturday will be dry and Sunday will have 0.1mm of rain. Expect overcast skies and very little possibility of sunshine with an average cloud cover of 82%.

BARK BAY - BEACH WEATHER FORECAST

Fri 26th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13° 13°
2% 33% 35% 5% 7% 8% 11% 76%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
Sat 27th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12° 13°
100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 32% 100% 100%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
Sun 28th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 10°
98% 5% 32% 82% 100% 78% 100% 100%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.0mm
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
Mon 29th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 12° 12°
100% 100% 100% 100% 78% 100% 100% 100%
1.6mm 0.1mm 0.5mm 0.6mm 0.3mm 0.4mm 0.6mm 0.3mm
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
Tue 30th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 11° 11° 10° 10°
100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
2.0mm 3.2mm 1.0mm 2.1mm 1.3mm 1.1mm 0.7mm 0.2mm
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
Wed 31st July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 11°
100% 100% 100% 100% 76% 55% 86% 100%
0.7mm 4.5mm 0.9mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
Thu 1st August
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10°
47% 67% 100% 77% 6% 18% 15% 7%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
Fri 26th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
14
kmh
18
kmh
19
kmh
14
kmh
5
kmh
12
kmh
6
kmh
6
kmh
0.6m
0.6m
0.5m
0.5m
0.1m
0.4m
0.1m
0.2m
14.7s 14.6s 14.5s 14.4s 14.1s 13.9s 2.0s 4.2s
Sat 27th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10
kmh
10
kmh
6
kmh
5
kmh
2
kmh
8
kmh
8
kmh
10
kmh
0.4m
0.4m
0.3m
0.3m
0.1m
0.2m
0.3m
0.5m
4.0s 3.8s 3.8s 5.1s 5.0s 4.2s 4.7s 4.5s
Sun 28th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
9
kmh
10
kmh
11
kmh
4
kmh
5
kmh
5
kmh
5
kmh
5
kmh
0.3m
0.3m
0.2m
0.2m
0.2m
0.4m
0.5m
0.4m
4.0s 3.7s 3.4s 3.9s 4.2s 10.1s 9.8s 9.6s
Mon 29th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
1
kmh
10
kmh
23
kmh
29
kmh
28
kmh
37
kmh
35
kmh
32
kmh
0.6m
0.8m
1.1m
1.3m
1.1m
1.0m
0.7m
1.4m
9.6s 9.6s 9.6s 9.6s 9.6s 9.6s 9.6s 9.6s
Tue 30th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
40
kmh
40
kmh
26
kmh
39
kmh
30
kmh
15
kmh
8
kmh
15
kmh
1.5m
0.8m
1.3m
1.2m
1.0m
0.6m
1.7m
0.9m
9.6s 9.6s 9.6s 9.1s 9.0s 8.9s 8.8s 8.5s
Wed 31st July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
19
kmh
21
kmh
17
kmh
13
kmh
9
kmh
3
kmh
4
kmh
12
kmh
0.8m
0.7m
0.7m
0.8m
0.7m
0.8m
0.9m
0.8m
8.3s 8.2s 8.1s 8.1s 8.2s 8.3s 8.2s 7.9s
Thu 1st August
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
16
kmh
25
kmh
27
kmh
33
kmh
17
kmh
5
kmh
6
kmh
18
kmh
0.7m
0.5m
0.6m
0.5m
0.4m
0.3m
0.3m
0.5m
7.7s 7.9s 8.8s 8.6s 8.4s 8.3s 8.3s 4.5s
Fri 26th July
1:12 AM 7:16 AM 1:47 PM 7:39 PM
5.70 0.70 5.30 0.80
Sat 27th July
1:58 AM 8:03 AM 2:34 PM 8:27 PM
5.50 0.90 5.10 1.10
Sun 28th July
2:48 AM 8:54 AM 3:23 PM 9:25 PM
5.20 1.20 4.90 1.40
Mon 29th July
3:43 AM 9:53 AM 4:19 PM 10:40 PM
4.90 1.50 4.60 1.70
Tue 30th July
4:44 AM 11:02 AM 5:30 PM 11:59 PM
4.60 1.80 4.40 1.80
Wed 31st July
5:53 AM 12:16 PM 7:02 PM
4.40 1.90 4.40
Thu 1st August
1:09 AM 7:05 AM 1:28 PM 8:18 PM
1.80 4.40 1.90 4.60
Fri 26th July
14°
0.0mm
8kmh WNW
22%
Sat 27th July
13°
0.0mm
4kmh WNW
91%
Sun 28th July
11°
0.1mm
3kmh NNW
74%
Mon 29th July
12°
4.4mm
16kmh NNE
97%
Tue 30th July
11°
11.6mm
11kmh E
100%
Wed 31st July
11°
6.3mm
3kmh SW
89%
Thu 1st August
10°
0.1mm
6kmh SSE
42%
Fri 2nd August
0.0mm
3kmh ESE
27%
Sat 3rd August
10°
0.0mm
6kmh SE
44%
Sun 4th August
11°
1.0mm
8kmh SSE
78%
Mon 5th August
10°
6.6mm
4kmh SSW
100%
Tue 6th August
13°
0.1mm
3kmh W
54%
Wed 7th August
11°
0.0mm
2kmh NNW
41%
Thu 8th August
11°
2.9mm
6kmh NE
100%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 11° which is too cold for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 11° which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit. There will be 9 days of light rain with an average of 3.7mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 69%.

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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