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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Clayton South, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Clayton South...

Clayton South is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 11600 people. The water temperature around Clayton South varies slightly year round. 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 Clayton South 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 Clayton South?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Clayton South is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots near Clayton South?

There are not too many surf spots close to Clayton South. A spot that might be worth checking out is Pt Leo, which is just 33.3km (21.2miles) away from Clayton South. Click here to check out more information on Pt Leo and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Clayton South are Second Reef, which is roughly 34.2km (21.2miles) away, and Little Noosa, located roughly 34.7km (21.6miles) from Clayton South.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Clayton South. One that might be worth checking out is Oreti Beach, which is 1247.9km (775.1miles) away from Clayton South. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Tunnel Beach, which is approximately 1337.5km (830.7miles) away from Clayton South.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Clayton South?

The water temperature around Clayton South 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, water temperatures come down to 12°C (54°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Clayton South?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during winter when 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 Clayton South: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Clayton South...

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