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

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

Cairnlea is a coastal city in Australia. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 8839 people. The water temperature around Cairnlea changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 12.4°C (54.3°F) in August up to 18.9°C (66.1°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Cairnlea 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 Cairnlea?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters around Cairnlea is ca:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Cairnlea. The next good one is Quarantines, which is roughly 38.2km (23.7miles) away from Cairnlea. Click here for directions and for more information on Quarantines and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Cairnlea are Ocean grove, which is approximately 38.2km (23.7miles) away, and Spooks, located roughly 39.7km (24.6miles) from Cairnlea.

Are there sandy beaches located close to Cairnlea?

Not many beaches are located close to Cairnlea. The next good one is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1267.3km (787.2miles) away from Cairnlea. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Tunnel Beach, approximately 1356.8km (842.8miles) away from Cairnlea.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Cairnlea?

The sea temperature around Cairnlea is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Cairnlea. Nevertheless, during late summer, water temperatures drop down to 12°C (54°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Cairnlea?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during winter when sea temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Cairnlea: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Cairnlea...

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