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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near City Beach, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about City Beach...

City Beach is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around City Beach varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.7°C (63.8°F) in September up to 23.4°C (74.1°F) in the month of April, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since City Beach 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 City Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of January at City Beach is ca:
22°C (71°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to City Beach. The nearest one is Floreat Groyne, which is 0.7km (0.5miles) away from City Beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Floreat Groyne and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near City Beach is Brighton Beach, which is 2.6km (1.6miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not many beaches are near to City Beach. The closest decent one is Nihiwatu Beach, which is 1551.1km (963.4miles) away from City Beach. If you have some extra time, you can also try Mawun Beach, which is approximately 1592km (988.8miles) away from City Beach.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for City Beach?

The sea temperature at City Beach is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of March, April, and May. During this time, in the fall, 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 1mm wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at City Beach. However, during early fall, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 18°C (64°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near City Beach?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during spring when temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to City Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about City Beach...

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