Beach Weather in Golden Sand Beach, Totaranui Bay, New Zealand

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GOLDEN SAND BEACH, TOTARANUI BAY, NEW ZEALAND BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
Best
Best
Best
Best
Tan
Tan
Sea
17°
 
Sea
17°
 
Sea
15°
 
Sea
15°
 
Sea
14°
 
Sea
12°
 
Sea
11°
 
Sea
11°
 
Sea
12°
 
Sea
12°
 
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13°
 
Sea
14°
 
GOLDEN SAND BEACH, TOTARANUI BAY, NEW ZEALAND BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Fri 19th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
14° 14° 14° 14° 15° 15° 15° 15°
0% 0% 0% 78% 8% 51% 50% 25%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Sat 20th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15° 15° 14° 14° 14° 15° 15° 15°
25% 48% 38% 100% 64% 47% 15% 3%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Sun 21st April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15° 14° 14° 14° 14° 15° 15° 15°
0% 0% 0% 0% 3% 7% 7% 8%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Mon 22nd April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
14° 14° 14° 15° 15° 16° 15° 14°
5% 10% 0% 5% 5% 0% 31% 58%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
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16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Tue 23rd April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15° 15° 15° 15° 15° 15° 16° 15°
51% 62% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Wed 24th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
14° 14° 14° 14° 14° 15° 15° 15°
1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Thu 25th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15° 15° 15° 15° 16° 16° 17° 17°
0% 100% 21% 85% 70% 82% 77% 100%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.2mm 0.1mm 0.1mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Fri 19th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15
kmh
12
kmh
14
kmh
7
kmh
15
kmh
26
kmh
15
kmh
4
kmh
0.5m
0.5m
0.5m
0.4m
0.6m
0.8m
0.5m
0.2m
14.5s 3.9s 3.5s 14.3s 14.1s 14.1s 3.5s 4.2s
Sat 20th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10
kmh
14
kmh
15
kmh
16
kmh
12
kmh
7
kmh
7
kmh
6
kmh
0.2m
0.5m
0.3m
0.4m
0.2m
0.2m
0.2m
0.1m
3.4s 3.3s 14.4s 14.2s 3.5s 3.6s 3.3s 6.3s
Sun 21st April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
9
kmh
6
kmh
5
kmh
3
kmh
6
kmh
11
kmh
7
kmh
8
kmh
0.2m
0.2m
0.2m
0.1m
0.2m
0.3m
0.1m
0.1m
7.0s 6.9s 6.6s 6.6s 7.1s 7.3s 7.2s 14.4s
Mon 22nd April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
4
kmh
6
kmh
7
kmh
4
kmh
8
kmh
13
kmh
14
kmh
11
kmh
0.1m
0.1m
0.3m
0.3m
0.2m
0.2m
0.3m
0.4m
14.3s 14.1s 4.7s 4.7s 3.1s 4.1s 5.4s 5.5s
Tue 23rd April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
7
kmh
11
kmh
8
kmh
3
kmh
2
kmh
7
kmh
19
kmh
16
kmh
0.2m
0.1m
0.1m
0.2m
0.5m
0.8m
0.7m
0.4m
5.0s 4.4s 4.0s 3.6s 3.5s 17.1s 16.1s 15.9s
Wed 24th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13
kmh
10
kmh
5
kmh
4
kmh
11
kmh
13
kmh
1
kmh
8
kmh
0.5m
0.4m
0.4m
0.1m
0.6m
0.6m
1.1m
0.8m
15.8s 2.9s 5.0s 5.0s 14.6s 14.7s 5.2s 5.2s
Thu 25th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
7
kmh
14
kmh
18
kmh
13
kmh
17
kmh
23
kmh
21
kmh
15
kmh
0.8m
0.6m
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
0.6m
1.5m
1.3m
5.2s 18.9s 17.9s 17.7s 17.4s 16.9s 6.2s 6.0s
Fri 19th April
8:07 AM 11:58 AM 8:05 PM
3.30 1.40 3.30
Sat 20th April
12:17 AM 8:51 AM 12:40 PM 8:51 PM
1.30 3.50 1.20 3.40
Sun 21st April
12:57 AM 9:26 AM 1:15 PM 9:33 PM
1.10 3.70 1.10 3.60
Mon 22nd April
1:30 AM 9:57 AM 1:46 PM 10:11 PM
0.90 3.80 0.90 3.80
Tue 23rd April
2:00 AM 10:26 AM 2:15 PM 10:48 PM
0.80 3.90 0.80 3.90
Wed 24th April
2:28 AM 10:56 AM 2:44 PM 11:22 PM
0.80 4.00 0.70 4.00
Thu 25th April
2:57 AM 11:28 AM 3:15 PM 11:55 PM
0.70 3.90 0.60 4.10
Fri 19th April
16°
0.0mm
41kmh WNW
26%
Sat 20th April
15°
0.0mm
19kmh ESE
42%
Sun 21st April
15°
0.0mm
3kmh NW
3%
Mon 22nd April
16°
0.0mm
15kmh ENE
14%
Tue 23rd April
16°
0.0mm
32kmh W
14%
Wed 24th April
15°
0.0mm
4kmh NNW
0%
Thu 25th April
17°
0.5mm
22kmh NNW
66%
Fri 26th April
16°
9.3mm
31kmh NNE
90%
Sat 27th April
16°
13.8mm
25kmh SE
100%
Sun 28th April
15°
5.2mm
25kmh ESE
97%
Mon 29th April
16°
3.5mm
37kmh W
52%
Tue 30th April
13°
1.7mm
41kmh ESE
70%
Wed 1st May
13°
0.0mm
18kmh SE
0%
Thu 2nd May
12°
0.0mm
16kmh ESE
4%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 15° which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 16° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water. There will be 6 days of moderate rain with an average of 5.7mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 41%.

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

Taking a Holiday at Golden Sand Beach, Totaranui Bay, Abel Tasman National Park, Nelson Tasman Region, South Island, New Zealand

Taking a Holiday at Golden Sand Beach, Totaranui Bay, Abel Tasman National Park, Nelson Tasman Region, South Island, New Zealand Taking a holiday at the beautiful Golden Sand Beach in Totaranui Bay, Abel Tasman National Park, Nelson Tasman Region, South Island, New Zealand is an unforgettable experience. This pristine beach is nestled in one of New Zealand's most picturesque national parks and offers a perfect mix of relaxation and adventure.

Beach Type

Golden Sand Beach boasts stunning powdery golden sand that is soft to the touch and perfect for sunbathing or building sandcastles. The crystal-clear waters are ideal for swimming, snorkeling, and diving. While there aren't many rocky areas or reefs along this beach, you can still find an abundance of marine life to observe while exploring the underwater world.

Beach Activities

There are plenty of activities to enjoy at Golden Sand Beach:

  1. Swimming: The calm waters make it perfect for swimming and wading in the shallow areas.
  2. Kayaking: Explore the coastline by kayak and discover hidden coves and beaches along Abel Tasman National Park.
  3. Hiking: The Abel Tasman Coast Track is a famous hiking trail that runs through the park, offering breathtaking views of the beach and surrounding area.
  4. Boat trips: Take a boat trip to explore nearby islands or go on a dolphin watching tour.
  5. Fishing: Try your luck at catching some fresh seafood from the shores of Golden Sand Beach.
  6. Sunbathing: Soak up the sun on the soft golden sands and listen to the gentle waves lapping against the shore.

Accommodations

There are no beach resorts or hotels directly on Golden Sand Beach as it is located within a national park. However, you can find accommodations in nearby towns such as Marahau or Kaiteriteri.

Areas to Stay In

Marahau: This small coastal village is situated at the southern entrance of Abel Tasman National Park and offers a range of accommodations, including lodges, motels, and holiday homes. It's an ideal base for exploring the park and has easy access to water taxis that can take you to Golden Sand Beach.

Kaiteriteri: A popular beach town located just outside of Abel Tasman National Park, Kaiteriteri offers a variety of accommodations and amenities. You'll find hotels, motels, campgrounds, and holiday homes here. It's a great option if you want to be close to the national park but still have access to restaurants and shops.

Beach Amenities

Golden Sand Beach in Totaranui Bay offers basic amenities for visitors:

  • Public toilets
  • Picnic tables
  • BBQ facilities
  • Drinking water
  • Parking area

Keep in mind that there are no shops or restaurants within Abel Tasman National Park, so be sure to pack your own food and essentials for your visit. Don't forget to leave nothing but footprints and preserve the beauty of this natural paradise for future generations to enjoy.

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