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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Coffs Harbour, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Coffs Harbour...

Coffs Harbour is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 26353 people. The water temperature around Coffs Harbour has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 19.4°C (67°F) in August up to 25.1°C (77.1°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Coffs Harbour 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 Coffs Harbour?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Coffs Harbour is about:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Coffs Harbour. The nearest one is Park Beach Coffs, which is just 1.6km (1.1miles) away from Coffs Harbour. Click here for directions and for more information on Park Beach Coffs and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Coffs Harbour are North Beach, which is roughly 1.7km (1.1miles) away, and Coffs Reef, located 2km (1.2miles) from Coffs Harbour.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are close to Coffs Harbour. The closest decent beach is Ninety Mile Beach, which is almost 1166.2km (724.4miles) away from Coffs Harbour. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Bayleys Beach, which is approximately 1218.7km (757miles) away from Coffs Harbour.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Coffs Harbour?

The water temperature around Coffs Harbour is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late summer, temperatures drop down to approximately 19°C (67°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Coffs Harbour?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 19 to 24°C (67-76°F) during July, August, and September. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during February, March, and April when temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Coffs Harbour: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Coffs Harbour...

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