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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Airport West, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Airport West...

Airport West is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 6959 people. The water temperature around Airport West has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.4°C (54.3°F) in August up to 18.9°C (66.1°F) in the month of January, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Airport West is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Airport West?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Airport West is about:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Airport West?

There are not many surf spots close to Airport West. A spot that might be worth checking out is Quarantines, which is 41.8km (26.4miles) away from Airport West. Click here to check out more information on Quarantines and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Airport West are Ocean grove, which is 42.4km (26.4miles) away, and Spooks, located roughly 43km (26.7miles) from Airport West.

Are there beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are near to Airport West. The closest decent one is Oreti Beach, which is 1264.6km (785.4miles) away from Airport West. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Tunnel Beach, which is roughly 1353.8km (840.8miles) away from Airport West.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Airport West?

The sea temperature around Airport West is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during July, August, and September, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Airport West?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during December, January, and February when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Airport West: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Airport West...

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