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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Burleigh Waters, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Burleigh Waters...

Burleigh Waters is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 13868 people. The water temperature around Burleigh Waters changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 20.4°C (68.8°F) in August up to 25.9°C (78.5°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Burleigh Waters 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 Burleigh Waters?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Burleigh Waters is ca:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Burleigh Waters. The nearest one is Burleigh heads, which is 2km (1.4miles) away from Burleigh Waters. Click here for more information on Burleigh heads and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Burleigh Waters are Miami State High School, which is 2.2km (1.4miles) away, and Tallebudgera Creekmouth, located 2.3km (1.4miles) from Burleigh Waters.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Burleigh Waters. A beach, which is not too far away, is Ninety Mile Beach, which is 1198.5km (744.4miles) away from Burleigh Waters. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Bayleys Beach, which is approximately 1259.8km (782.5miles) away from Burleigh Waters.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Burleigh Waters?

The sea temperature around Burleigh Waters is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late summer, temperatures cool down to approximately 20°C (69°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, 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 better to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Burleigh Waters?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (69-78°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during spring when temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Burleigh Waters: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Burleigh Waters...

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