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

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

Anchor is an island in Australia. It is part of the Torres Strait Islands island group. The water temperature around Anchor has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 19.6°C (67.3°F) in June up to 26.5°C (79.7°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Anchor 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 Anchor?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters near Anchor is about:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Anchor. The closest one is Noosa Groyne, which is just 1.6km (1miles) away from Anchor. Click here for directions and for more information on Noosa Groyne and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Anchor are The Groin, which is approximately 1.7km (1miles) away, and Noosa first point, located ca 1.9km (1.2miles) from Anchor.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located close to Anchor. A good beach nearby is Ninety Mile Beach, which is more than 1265.9km (786.3miles) away from Anchor. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Bayleys Beach, 1331.7km (827.2miles) away from Anchor.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Anchor?

The sea temperature around Anchor is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Anchor. However, during May, June, and Jul, temperatures reach lows of 20°C (67°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Anchor?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (67-76°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during January, February, and March when water temperatures reach 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Anchor: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Anchor...

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