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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cronulla Point, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cronulla Point...

Cronulla Point is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Cronulla Point varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.5°F) in August up to 23.2°C (73.8°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Cronulla Point 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 Cronulla Point?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Cronulla Point is about:
19°C (65°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Cronulla Point. The nearest one is Braymains, which is just 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Cronulla Point. Click here to check out more information on Braymains and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Cronulla Point is Shark Island, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are close to Cronulla Point. One that might be worth checking out is Oreti Beach, which is 1180.3km (733.1miles) away from Cronulla Point. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Golden Bay, which is approximately 1223.8km (760.1miles) away from Cronulla Point.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Cronulla Point?

The water temperature at Cronulla Point is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a light wetsuit 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 thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Cronulla Point. However, during July, August, and September, temperatures cool down to 17°C (62°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Cronulla Point?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during winter when temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Cronulla Point: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Cronulla Point...

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