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

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

Carrum is a coastal city in Australia. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 3602 people. The water temperature around Carrum changes moderately during 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 Carrum 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 Carrum?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Carrum is approximately:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots close to Carrum?

There are not too many surf spots close to Carrum. A spot that might be worth checking out is Pt Leo, which is just 23.1km (14.9miles) away from Carrum. Click here for more information on Pt Leo and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Carrum are Second Reef, which is 24km (14.9miles) away, and Little Noosa, located ca 24.6km (15.3miles) from Carrum.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Carrum. A beach, which is not too far away, is Oreti Beach, which is 1242.3km (771.6miles) away from Carrum. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Tunnel Beach, ca 1332.5km (827.6miles) away from Carrum.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Carrum?

The water temperature around Carrum 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 required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late summer, temperatures reach lows of roughly 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Carrum?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during December, January, and February when sea temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Carrum: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Carrum...

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