|Honolulu Oahu Island||78.6 (12/21/2020 20:12 UTC)||78|
|Hilo Hawaii Island||79.7 (12/21/2020 20:24 UTC)||72|
|Kahului Maui Island||77.2 (12/21/2020 20:12 UTC)||78|
|Kawaihae Hawaii Island||79.7 (12/21/2020 20:12 UTC)||79|
According to data from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Association (NOAA), the warmest water off Honolulu can be found from July to September—averaging 80 to 81 degrees Fahrenheit. However, Honolulu water temperatures drop to only 76 degrees in January, according to NOAA.
Bet you didn’t even know that is snows in Hawaii ! Water temperatures are around 74 degrees so swimming is a year round activity here in Hawaii . If you ‘re looking into boating, snorkeling, surfing or any other Hawaii activity this winter , be sure to book as soon as possible!
Referencing data for Honolulu, Oahu from NOAA, ocean temperatures range from 76°F ( 24.4°C ) to 81°F ( 27.2°C ). The following chart shows Honolulu’s monthly water temperature average.
The sightings in Waikiki come after two recent shark attacks on Oahu , one on the North Shore and another at Lanikai. The state Department of Land and Natural Resources said there has never been a confirmed shark bite in Waikiki waters because of the large number of people in the area.
There are four shark species common in Hawai’i. They are the white reef tip, black reef tip, sandbar and scalloped hammerhead shark. Occasionally there are tiger shark sightings. Tiger sharks are considered aggressive to humans.
Certain ocean conditions can make Hawaii’s beaches hazardous for swimming — namely high surf, dangerous shorebreaks and strong currents. These conditions vary depending on season and location, but some spots are consistently hazardous. It is not recommended to swim at a beach that has no lifeguard tower.
Maui – The best sunshine is on West and South Maui . Oahu – Basically the southern and southwestern end of the island is the driest. Big Island – The Kohala Coast is super sunny year round where it only receives around 10 inches of rain each year.
The American state of Hawaii , which covers the Hawaiian Islands, is tropical but it experiences many different climates, depending on altitude and surrounding. The Hawaiian Islands receive most of their precipitation from October to April. Drier conditions generally prevail from May to September.
There’s a dry season that corresponds to summer (Apr–Oct) and a rainy season in winter (Nov–Mar). It rains every day somewhere in the islands at any time of the year, but the rainy season can bring enough gray weather to spoil your tanning opportunities.
As a general rule, Hawaiian waters average 77 degrees in the wintertime to 82 degrees in the summertime. Now, compared to the U.S. West Coast, Hawaiian waters are definitely much warmer (10-20 degrees warmer) than the waters off Southern California.
If you ‘re snorkeling in tropical areas such as the Maldives, Hawaii , Bahamas, etc, then you will not usually need a wetsuit .
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