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

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

Blacktown is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 39000 people. The water temperature around Blacktown changes moderately during 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 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 Blacktown 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 Blacktown?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters around Blacktown is ca:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Blacktown. The next good one is Balmoral point, which is roughly 19.7km (12.5miles) away from Blacktown. Click here for more information on Balmoral point and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Blacktown are Washaway, which is roughly 20.2km (12.5miles) away, and North Steyne, located roughly 21.4km (13.3miles) from Blacktown.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Blacktown?

Not many beaches are located close to Blacktown. A good beach nearby is Oreti Beach, which is 1202.8km (747.1miles) away from Blacktown. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Golden Bay, 1243.1km (772.1miles) away from Blacktown.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Blacktown?

The sea temperature around Blacktown 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 wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, water temperatures come down to roughly 17°C (62°F). During this time, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some 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 have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Blacktown?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during July, August, and September. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically 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 Blacktown: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Blacktown...

Do you know what the the city Kew East in Australia, the city Nettelsee in Germany, and Hydro Knoll have in common with Blacktown? Click on the links to find out...