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

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

Bondi is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 10373 people. The water temperature around Bondi changes slightly year round. 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 Bondi 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 Bondi?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters around Bondi is ca:
23°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Bondi. The nearest one is Tama Reef, which is only 0.6km (0.4miles) away from Bondi. Click here for more information on Tama Reef and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Bondi are Mckenzies, which is ca 0.6km (0.4miles) away, and South Bondi, located ca 0.7km (0.4miles) from Bondi.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Bondi. A beach, which is not too far away, is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1185km (736miles) away from Bondi. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Golden Bay, ca 1222.8km (759.5miles) away from Bondi.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Bondi?

The sea temperature around Bondi 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 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Bondi. Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, water temperatures cool down to 17°C (62°F). During this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some 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 Bondi?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during January, February, and March when sea temperatures range from 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 Bondi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bondi...

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