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

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

Dampier is a coastal city in Australia. It is a comparatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1369 people. The water temperature around Dampier changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 23°C (73.4°F) in July up to 29.8°C (85.6°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Dampier 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 Dampier?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Dampier is approximately:
29°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Dampier. The closest decent spot is Tombstones, which is 301.6km (187.3miles) away from Dampier. Click here for more information on Tombstones and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Jakes Point, which is ca 513.2km (318.8miles) away from Dampier. Another surfspot is Jakes Point, located 513.2km (318.8miles) from Dampier.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are close to Dampier. A good beach nearby is Nihiwatu Beach, which is almost 774km (480.7miles) away from Dampier. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Mawun Beach, 813.5km (505.3miles) away from Dampier.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Dampier?

The water temperature around Dampier is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during June, July, and August, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 23°C (73°F). During these months, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light top . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Dampier?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F) during June, July, and August. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during January, February, and March when water temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Dampier: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Dampier...

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