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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Big Rock, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Big Rock...

Big Rock is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Big Rock varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.7°C (63.8°F) in September up to 22.9°C (73.1°F) in the month of April, 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 spring, since Big Rock 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 at Big Rock?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Big Rock is ca:
22°C (71°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Big Rock?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Big Rock. The closest one is Mossies, which is just 0.4km (0.2miles) away from Big Rock. Click here to check out more information on Mossies and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Big Rock is Mullaz, which is 1.5km (0.9miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches near Big Rock?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Big Rock. The closest decent one is Nihiwatu Beach, which is 1539km (955.9miles) away from Big Rock. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Mawun Beach, 1579.5km (981.1miles) away from Big Rock.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Big Rock?

The sea temperature at Big Rock is warm, reaching up to 23°C (73°F) in the months of March, April, and May. During this time, in the fall, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, temperatures come down to roughly 18°C (64°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Big Rock?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during August, September, and October. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during spring when water temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Big Rock: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Big Rock...

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