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

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

Clifton Beach is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Clifton Beach varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 11.8°C (53.2°F) in September up to 17.6°C (63.7°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Clifton 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 Clifton Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Clifton Beach is about:
12°C (54°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Clifton Beach. The nearest one is Park beach, which is only 9.7km (6.1miles) away from Clifton Beach. Click here to check out more information on Park beach and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Clifton Beach is Shipstern, which is approximately 18.8km (11.7miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Clifton Beach. The next good beach is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1014.4km (630.1miles) away from Clifton Beach. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Tunnel Beach, approximately 1120.9km (696.2miles) away from Clifton Beach.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Clifton Beach?

The sea temperature at Clifton Beach is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early fall, water temperatures cool down to 12°C (53°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, 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 have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Clifton Beach?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during August, September, and October. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during spring when water temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Clifton Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Clifton Beach...

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