Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Balaklava, Australia
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Balaklava...
Balaklava is a coastal city in Australia.
It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 1626 people.
The water temperature around Balaklava changes moderately during the year.
The temperature ranges from 13.4°C (56.1°F) in September up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Balaklava 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 Balaklava?
The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Balaklava is about:
Are there surf spots close by?
There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Balaklava. A spot, which is not too far away, is Glenelg, which is roughly 58km (44.3miles) away from Balaklava. Click here
for more information on Glenelg and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Balaklava are 3-poles reef
, which is approximately 71.4km (44.3miles) away, and Gull rock
, located 75.9km (47.2miles) from Balaklava.
Are there beaches close by?
No, not many beaches are close to Balaklava. A beach that might be worth checking out is Oreti Beach
, which is almost 1654.8km (1027.8miles) away from Balaklava. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Tunnel Beach
, approximately 1742.3km (1082.2miles) away from Balaklava.
What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Balaklava?
The water temperature around Balaklava is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Balaklava. However, during early fall, water temperatures come down to nearly 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Balaklava?
Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during fall. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during spring when water temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.
Directions to Balaklava: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Balaklava...
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