Hot Water Beach (Hot Springs)

Hot Water Beach, New Zealand
Managed by Pulse Energy

Underground hot water springs filter up through the sand between high and low tide. Visitors often bring spades and buckets to dig deep pools. Waters temperatures can reach hot as 64°C (147°F). Swimmers are cautioned to stay between the patrolled area. The strong rip currents and large waves of this coastal beach can be dangerous even for experienced swimmers.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Pulse Energy updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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MONITORING FREQUENCY

Hot Water Beach (Hot Springs) is sampled weekly from January 1st to March 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Waikato Regional Council monitors coastal sites from November to March.

A beach has a GREEN current status in Swim Guide when it has met the water quality standard of 280 enterococci/100 mL.

A beach is marked Grey in Swim Guide when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

Swimming is not recommended within 48 hours after a heavy rainfall or around storm water outfalls and at stream mouths.

Data in Swim Guide is sourced from LAWA’s “Can I Swim Here” program.
Visit LAWA’s factsheet on recreational monitoring in NZ here. https://www.lawa.org.nz/learn/factsheets/what-do-the-swim-icons-mean/
LAWA assigns each site a grade, which is based on the last three years of monitoring data from the site.

For more information on historical monitoring in this region please visit the council’s website: http://www.waikatoregion.govt.nz/Environment/Natural-resources/coast/Coastal-water-quality/Coastal-water-quality-for-swimming/

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Hot Water Beach (Hot Springs)

Hot Water Beach, New Zealand
Managed by Pulse Energy

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Pulse Energy updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   

Underground hot water springs filter up through the sand between high and low tide. Visitors often bring spades and buckets to dig deep pools. Waters temperatures can reach hot as 64°C (147°F). Swimmers are cautioned to stay between the patrolled area. The strong rip currents and large waves of this coastal beach can be dangerous even for experienced swimmers.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Hot Water Beach (Hot Springs) is sampled weekly from January 1st to March 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Waikato Regional Council monitors coastal sites from November to March.

A beach has a GREEN current status in Swim Guide when it has met the water quality standard of 280 enterococci/100 mL.

A beach is marked Grey in Swim Guide when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

Swimming is not recommended within 48 hours after a heavy rainfall or around storm water outfalls and at stream mouths.

Data in Swim Guide is sourced from LAWA’s “Can I Swim Here” program.
Visit LAWA’s factsheet on recreational monitoring in NZ here. https://www.lawa.org.nz/learn/factsheets/what-do-the-swim-icons-mean/
LAWA assigns each site a grade, which is based on the last three years of monitoring data from the site.

For more information on historical monitoring in this region please visit the council’s website: http://www.waikatoregion.govt.nz/Environment/Natural-resources/coast/Coastal-water-quality/Coastal-water-quality-for-swimming/

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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