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

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

Chippendale is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 4066 people. The water temperature around Chippendale has moderate variability during the year. 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Chippendale 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 Chippendale?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Chippendale is ca:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Chippendale?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Chippendale. The nearest one is Tama Reef, which is only 4.3km (2.7miles) away from Chippendale. Click here to check out more information on Tama Reef and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Chippendale are Coogee Bombie, which is roughly 4.4km (2.7miles) away, and Mckenzies, located roughly 4.4km (2.8miles) from Chippendale.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Chippendale. A beach, which is not too far away, is Oreti Beach, which is 1187.6km (737.6miles) away from Chippendale. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Golden Bay, 1226.3km (761.7miles) away from Chippendale.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Chippendale?

The sea temperature around Chippendale 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, temperatures reach lows of approximately 17°C (62°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok 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 diving and fishing close to Chippendale?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during summer. 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 sea temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Chippendale: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Chippendale...

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