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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cardiff Heights, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cardiff Heights...

Cardiff Heights is a coastal city in Australia. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 1280 people. The water temperature around Cardiff Heights varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.9°C (64.2°F) in September up to 23.4°C (74.1°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Cardiff Heights 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 Cardiff Heights?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Cardiff Heights is approximately:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Cardiff Heights. The closest one is Leggy Point, which is just 4.2km (2.6miles) away from Cardiff Heights. Click here to check out more information on Leggy Point and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Cardiff Heights are Dudley Beach, which is approximately 4.2km (2.6miles) away, and Merewether, located roughly 5km (3.1miles) from Cardiff Heights.

Are there nice beaches close to Cardiff Heights?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Cardiff Heights. A good beach nearby is Ninety Mile Beach, which is almost 1213.6km (753.8miles) away from Cardiff Heights. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Oreti Beach, roughly 1221.6km (758.8miles) away from Cardiff Heights.

What wetsuit do I need for Cardiff Heights?

The water temperature around Cardiff Heights is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during August, September, and October, sea temperatures come down to roughly 18°C (64°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Cardiff Heights?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during August, September, and October. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during spring when sea temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Cardiff Heights: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Cardiff Heights...

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