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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Box Beach, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Box Beach...

Box Beach is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Box Beach changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.3°C (63.1°F) in August up to 24.2°C (75.6°F) in the month of April, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Box Beach 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 Box Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Box Beach is about:
24°C (74°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Box Beach. The closest one is Boulders, which is only 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Box Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Boulders and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Box Beach is Hawks Nest, which is approximately 3.3km (2miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to Box Beach?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Box Beach. The next good one is Ninety Mile Beach, which is more than 1186.2km (736.8miles) away from Box Beach. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Golden Bay, approximately 1212.8km (753.3miles) away from Box Beach.

What wetsuit is needed for Box Beach?

The water temperature at Box Beach is warm, reaching up to 24°C (76°F) in the months of March, April, and May. During this time, in the fall, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Box Beach. However, during late summer, temperatures come down to nearly 17°C (63°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Box Beach?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during July, August, and September. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during March, April, and May when water temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (67-76°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Box Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Box Beach...

Do you know what the the city Pasirwaringin in Indonesia, the city Nieul-sur-Mer in France, and the city Treffiagat in France have in common with Box Beach? Click on the links to find out...