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

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

Chelsea Heights is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5186 people. The water temperature around Chelsea Heights has slight variability 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Chelsea 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 Chelsea Heights?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters around Chelsea Heights is ca:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Chelsea Heights. The closest decent spot is Pt Leo, which is just 26.5km (17miles) away from Chelsea Heights. Click here for directions and for more information on Pt Leo and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Chelsea Heights are Second Reef, which is roughly 27.4km (17miles) away, and Little Noosa, located 28km (17.4miles) from Chelsea Heights.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Chelsea Heights?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Chelsea Heights. A beach, which is not too far away, is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1243.9km (772.6miles) away from Chelsea Heights. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Tunnel Beach, approximately 1333.9km (828.5miles) away from Chelsea Heights.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Chelsea Heights?

The sea temperature around Chelsea Heights 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late summer, water temperatures come down to roughly 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Chelsea Heights?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during December, January, and February when water temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Chelsea Heights: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Chelsea Heights...

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