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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bateau Bay, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bateau Bay...

Bateau Bay is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 11759 people. The water temperature around Bateau Bay has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.4°C (63.3°F) in July up to 23.4°C (74.1°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Bateau Bay 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 Bateau Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Bateau Bay is ca:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Bateau Bay. The closest one is Crackneck, which is only 1.2km (0.9miles) away from Bateau Bay. Click here for more information on Crackneck and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Bateau Bay are Indies, which is roughly 1.4km (0.9miles) away, and Perfects, located roughly 1.7km (1.1miles) from Bateau Bay.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Bateau Bay?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Bateau Bay. A good beach nearby is Oreti Beach, which is 1204.7km (748.2miles) away from Bateau Bay. If you have some extra time, you can also try Ninety Mile Beach, 1222.5km (759.3miles) away from Bateau Bay.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Bateau Bay?

The sea temperature around Bateau Bay 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 thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or thin wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during June, July, and August, temperatures drop down to 17°C (63°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Bateau Bay?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during June, July, and August. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during winter when sea temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Bateau Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bateau Bay...

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