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

is sampled weekly from 1 January to 31 March

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Waikato Regional Council historically gathered samples at coastal sites in order have a representative graph of the quality of recreational sites. Data was collected on the West Coast in 2008-2009 and on the Coromandel Peninsula in 2007-2008.

Sites are not currently monitored and therefore there are no water quality updates for Waikato swim sites in Swim Guide.

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

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

is sampled weekly from 1 January to 31 March

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Waikato Regional Council historically gathered samples at coastal sites in order have a representative graph of the quality of recreational sites. Data was collected on the West Coast in 2008-2009 and on the Coromandel Peninsula in 2007-2008.

Sites are not currently monitored and therefore there are no water quality updates for Waikato swim sites in Swim Guide.

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

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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