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

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

Berkeley is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 7413 people. The water temperature around Berkeley has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 16.5°C (61.8°F) in August up to 23.2°C (73.8°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Berkeley 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 Berkeley?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Berkeley is about:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Berkeley. The nearest one is Port Kembla, which is 3.4km (3.3miles) away from Berkeley. Click here for more information on Port Kembla and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Berkeley are South beach, which is 5.3km (3.3miles) away, and Whalebone, located roughly 5.5km (3.4miles) from Berkeley.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are near to Berkeley. A beach that might be worth checking out is Oreti Beach, which is 1169.4km (726.4miles) away from Berkeley. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Golden Bay, approximately 1228.2km (762.9miles) away from Berkeley.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Berkeley?

The water temperature around Berkeley 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 top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Berkeley. However, during July, August, and September, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 17°C (62°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Berkeley?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during January, February, and March when sea temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Berkeley: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Berkeley...

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