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

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

Carnegie is a coastal city in Australia. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 16299 people. The water temperature around Carnegie changes slightly throughout the year. 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Carnegie 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 Carnegie?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Carnegie is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close to Carnegie?

There are not too many surf spots close to Carnegie. A spot, which is not too far away, is Pt Leo, which is about 36.7km (22.9miles) away from Carnegie. Click here for directions and for more information on Pt Leo and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Carnegie are Quarantines, which is roughly 36.8km (22.9miles) away, and Portsea Back Beach, located roughly 36.9km (22.9miles) from Carnegie.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Carnegie. The next good one is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1251.6km (777.4miles) away from Carnegie. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Tunnel Beach, which is roughly 1341.1km (833miles) away from Carnegie.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Carnegie?

The water temperature around Carnegie 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Carnegie. Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 12°C (54°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Carnegie?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. 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 typically change during winter when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Carnegie: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Carnegie...

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