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

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

Chatswood is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 7777 people. The water temperature around Chatswood varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.5°F) in August up to 23.2°C (73.8°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Chatswood 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 Chatswood?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Chatswood is about:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Chatswood?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Chatswood. The nearest one is Balmoral point, which is only 4.3km (2.9miles) away from Chatswood. Click here to check out more information on Balmoral point and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Chatswood are Washaway, which is roughly 4.7km (2.9miles) away, and Manly Point, located roughly 6km (3.7miles) from Chatswood.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Chatswood. The closest decent one is Oreti Beach, which is 1192.4km (740.6miles) away from Chatswood. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Golden Bay, which is roughly 1229.3km (763.5miles) away from Chatswood.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Chatswood?

The sea temperature around Chatswood is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late summer, temperatures come down to approximately 17°C (62°F). During this time, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended 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 very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Chatswood?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during July, August, and September. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during winter when temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Chatswood: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Chatswood...

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