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

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

Ashwood is a coastal city in Australia. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 12420 people. The water temperature around Ashwood 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Ashwood 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 Ashwood?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Ashwood is approximately:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots close to Ashwood?

There are not too many surf spots close to Ashwood. The next good one is Pt Leo, which is about 37.9km (24.1miles) away from Ashwood. Click here for directions and for more information on Pt Leo and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Ashwood are Second Reef, which is approximately 38.8km (24.1miles) away, and Portsea Back Beach, located ca 39km (24.2miles) from Ashwood.

Are there nice beaches close to Ashwood?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Ashwood. A beach, which is not too far away, is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1250.5km (776.7miles) away from Ashwood. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Tunnel Beach, which is roughly 1339.9km (832.2miles) away from Ashwood.

What wetsuit is needed for Ashwood?

The water temperature around Ashwood 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 people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Ashwood. However, during July, August, and September, sea temperatures cool down to approximately 12°C (54°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Ashwood?

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

Directions to Ashwood: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ashwood...

Do you know what the the city Tococ East in the Philippines, the city Littleborough in the United Kingdom, and the city Lochristi in the Belgium have in common with Ashwood? Click on the links to find out...