Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Caves point, Australia
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Caves point...
Caves point is a surf spot in Australia.
The water temperature around Caves point changes moderately 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 Caves point 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 at Caves point?
The current water temperature in the month of March at Caves point is approximately:
Are there any other surf spots close to Caves point?
Yes, there are several surf spots close to Caves point. The closest one is Crabbes Creek, which is just 1.1km (0.7miles) away from Caves point. Click here
for directions and for more information on Crabbes Creek and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Caves point is Frenchmans Reef
, which is roughly 1.2km (0.7miles) away.
Are there nice beaches close by?
No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Caves point. The closest decent beach is Oreti Beach
, which is almost 1213.1km (753.5miles) away from Caves point. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Ninety Mile Beach
, which is roughly 1213.8km (753.9miles) away from Caves point.
What wetsuit do I need for Caves point?
The water temperature at Caves point 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 light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early fall, sea temperatures reach lows of 18°C (64°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Caves point?
Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot 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. The conditions typically change during February, March, and April when temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.
Directions to Caves point: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.