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

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

Caloundra is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 38706 people. The water temperature around Caloundra varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 20.6°C (69°F) in September up to 26.3°C (79.4°F) in the month of February, 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 late winter, since Caloundra 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 Caloundra?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters around Caloundra is ca:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Caloundra. The closest one is Kings Beach Groyne, which is 1.1km (1.1miles) away from Caloundra. Click here to check out more information on Kings Beach Groyne and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Caloundra are Kings Beach, which is ca 1.7km (1.1miles) away, and Neill ST, located roughly 1.8km (1.1miles) from Caloundra.

Are there sandy beaches located close to Caloundra?

Not many beaches are located near to Caloundra. The next good beach is Ninety Mile Beach, which is more than 1250.9km (777miles) away from Caloundra. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Bayleys Beach, which is roughly 1315.7km (817.2miles) away from Caloundra.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Caloundra?

The sea temperature around Caloundra 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 thin top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Caloundra. However, during August, September, and October, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 21°C (69°F). During this time, 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Caloundra?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F) during August, September, and October. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during winter when temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Caloundra: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Caloundra...

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