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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Alphington, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Alphington...

Alphington is a coastal city in Australia. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the water with a population of 4603 people. The water temperature around Alphington changes slightly throughout 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Alphington 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 Alphington?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Alphington is ca:
15°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Alphington?

There are not many surf spots close to Alphington. The next good one is Quarantines, which is about 41.5km (26.1miles) away from Alphington. Click here for directions and for more information on Quarantines and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Alphington are Spooks, which is approximately 42.1km (26.1miles) away, and Portsea Back Beach, located 42.1km (26.1miles) from Alphington.

Are there sandy beaches near Alphington?

Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Alphington. A beach that might be worth checking out is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1256.3km (780.3miles) away from Alphington. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Tunnel Beach, 1345.4km (835.7miles) away from Alphington.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Alphington?

The sea temperature around Alphington 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late summer, temperatures reach lows of roughly 12°C (54°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Alphington?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions change during December, January, and February when water temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Alphington: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Alphington...

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