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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Chirnside Park, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Chirnside Park...

Chirnside Park is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 9092 people. The water temperature around Chirnside Park changes moderately 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Chirnside Park 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 Chirnside Park?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Chirnside Park is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Chirnside Park. The closest decent spot is Pt Leo, which is just 48.5km (30.7miles) away from Chirnside Park. Click here for directions and for more information on Pt Leo and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Chirnside Park are Second Reef, which is ca 49.4km (30.7miles) away, and Little Noosa, located roughly 50.1km (31.1miles) from Chirnside Park.

Are there beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Chirnside Park. A good beach nearby is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1246km (773.9miles) away from Chirnside Park. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Tunnel Beach, ca 1334.5km (828.9miles) away from Chirnside Park.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Chirnside Park?

The sea temperature around Chirnside Park 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 people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late summer, temperatures cool down to approximately 12°C (54°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Chirnside Park?

Due to comparatively large water 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 July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during winter when water temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Chirnside Park: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Chirnside Park...

Do you know what the the city Lantosque in France, the city Cardiff South in Australia, and the city Villacarriedo in Spain have in common with Chirnside Park? Click on the links to find out...