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

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

Ascot is a coastal city in Australia. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 5730 people. The water temperature around Ascot varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.3°C (63.1°F) in July up to 26.2°C (79.2°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Ascot 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 Ascot?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters close to Ascot is approximately:
26°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Ascot. A spot, which is not too far away, is Cylinder, which is 29.2km (25.6miles) away from Ascot. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Cylinder and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Ascot are South Stradie, which is approximately 41.2km (25.6miles) away, and The Spit, located roughly 41.8km (26miles) from Ascot.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are near to Ascot. One that might be worth checking out is Ninety Mile Beach, which is almost 1235.9km (767.6miles) away from Ascot. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Bayleys Beach, 1298.6km (806.6miles) away from Ascot.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ascot?

The water temperature around Ascot is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Ascot. However, during summer, temperatures reach lows of 17°C (63°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ascot?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during winter when water temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Ascot: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ascot...

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