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

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

Bronte is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 6120 people. The water temperature around Bronte has moderate variability 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Bronte 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 Bronte?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Bronte is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near Bronte?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Bronte. The closest one is Tama Reef, which is 0.3km (0.3miles) away from Bronte. Click here for directions and for more information on Tama Reef and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Bronte are Mckenzies, which is 0.5km (0.3miles) away, and South Bondi, located roughly 0.9km (0.5miles) from Bronte.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Bronte. The closest decent beach is Oreti Beach, which is 1184.6km (735.8miles) away from Bronte. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Golden Bay, approximately 1222.6km (759.4miles) away from Bronte.

What wetsuit is recommended for Bronte?

The water temperature around Bronte 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 light top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Bronte. However, during late summer, temperatures drop down to approximately 17°C (62°F). During this time, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Bronte?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary 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 normally change during January, February, and March when sea temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Bronte: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Bronte...

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