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

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

Bankstown is a coastal city in Australia. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 30572 people. The water temperature around Bankstown varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.5°F) in August up to 23.2°C (73.8°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Bankstown 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 Bankstown?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Bankstown is approximately:
23°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots close to Bankstown?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Bankstown. The nearest one is Greenhills, which is just 11.5km (7.2miles) away from Bankstown. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Greenhills and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Bankstown are The Wall, which is approximately 11.7km (7.2miles) away, and The Ally, located roughly 11.7km (7.3miles) from Bankstown.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Bankstown. A beach, which is not too far away, is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1191.4km (740miles) away from Bankstown. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Golden Bay, 1233.5km (766.1miles) away from Bankstown.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Bankstown?

The water temperature around Bankstown is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, water temperatures cool down to nearly 17°C (62°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Bankstown?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during winter when water temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Bankstown: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bankstown...

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