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

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

Balcatta is a coastal city in Australia. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 9495 people. The water temperature around Balcatta varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.7°C (63.8°F) in September up to 23.4°C (74.1°F) in the month of April, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Balcatta 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 Balcatta?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Balcatta is ca:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Balcatta. The nearest one is Scarborough, which is just 4.4km (2.8miles) away from Balcatta. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Scarborough and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Balcatta are Bennion Beach-cleggies, which is roughly 4.5km (2.8miles) away, and Trigg 3rds-Serpintine, located ca 4.5km (2.8miles) from Balcatta.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Balcatta. The closest decent one is Nihiwatu Beach, which is almost 1546.2km (960.4miles) away from Balcatta. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Mawun Beach, which is approximately 1587.8km (986.2miles) away from Balcatta.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Balcatta?

The sea temperature around Balcatta is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of March, April, and May. During this time, in the fall, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Balcatta. However, during August, September, and October, water temperatures come down to 18°C (64°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Balcatta?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during August, September, and October. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during spring when temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Balcatta: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Balcatta...

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