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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Croydon, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Croydon...

Croydon is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 9645 people. The water temperature around Croydon varies slightly during the year. 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Croydon 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 Croydon?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Croydon is ca:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Croydon. The nearest one is Coogee Bombie, which is just 8.8km (5.5miles) away from Croydon. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Coogee Bombie and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Croydon are Balmoral point, which is 8.9km (5.5miles) away, and Tama Reef, located ca 8.9km (5.6miles) from Croydon.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not many beaches are close to Croydon. The closest decent one is Oreti Beach, which is 1190.4km (739.4miles) away from Croydon. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Golden Bay, which is 1230.3km (764.2miles) away from Croydon.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Croydon?

The sea temperature around Croydon 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, water temperatures drop down to 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Croydon?

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

Directions to Croydon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Croydon...

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