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

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

Bird is an island in Australia. It is located in the Whitsunday Islands island group. The water temperature around Bird varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.3°C (63.1°F) in July up to 26.2°C (79.2°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Bird 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 Bird?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Bird is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Bird. A good spot nearby is Cylinder, which is about 10.9km (18.2miles) away from Bird. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Cylinder and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Bird are South Stradie, which is roughly 29.2km (18.2miles) away, and The Spit, located roughly 29.8km (18.5miles) from Bird.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Bird. The next good one is Ninety Mile Beach, which is 1216.7km (755.7miles) away from Bird. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Bayleys Beach, roughly 1279.8km (794.9miles) away from Bird.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Bird?

The water temperature around Bird is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during summer, sea temperatures come down to roughly 17°C (63°F). During these months, a 3/2 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 recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Bird?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit 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 change during winter when sea temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Bird: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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