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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Bracken Ridge, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Bracken Ridge...

Bracken Ridge is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 15355 people. The water temperature around Bracken Ridge changes 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Bracken Ridge 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 Bracken Ridge?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Bracken Ridge is ca:
22°C (71°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Bracken Ridge. A good spot nearby is Cylinder, which is about 31.8km (22.3miles) away from Bracken Ridge. Click here for directions and for more information on Cylinder and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Bracken Ridge are Kings Beach Groyne, which is roughly 35.9km (22.3miles) away, and Kings Beach, located approximately 36.7km (22.8miles) from Bracken Ridge.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Bracken Ridge. A beach that might be worth checking out is Ninety Mile Beach, which is almost 1240.5km (770.5miles) away from Bracken Ridge. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Bayleys Beach, which is roughly 1303.5km (809.6miles) away from Bracken Ridge.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Bracken Ridge?

The sea temperature around Bracken Ridge 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 diving . Nevertheless, during June, July, and August, water temperatures cool 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 fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Bracken Ridge?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during January, February, and March when temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Bracken Ridge: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Bracken Ridge...

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