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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Dampier Ridge

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

Dampier Ridge is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Dampier Ridge has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 18.6°C (65.5°F) in June up to 26°C (78.8°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Dampier Ridge 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 Ridge?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Dampier Ridge is approximately:
25°C (76°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Dampier Ridge. A good spot nearby is Anson Bay, which is 106km (65.8miles) away from Dampier Ridge. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Anson Bay and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Shelly beach, which is approximately 288.2km (179miles) away from Dampier Ridge. Another surfspot is Shelly beach, located roughly 288.2km (179miles) from Dampier Ridge.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Dampier Ridge. A beach that might be worth checking out is Ninety Mile Beach, which is almost 880.3km (546.8miles) away from Dampier Ridge. If you have some extra time, you can also try Bayleys Beach, roughly 930.7km (578.1miles) away from Dampier Ridge.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Dampier Ridge?

The water temperature at Dampier Ridge is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Dampier Ridge. However, during early summer, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 19°C (65°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required 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 recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Dampier Ridge?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 19 to 24°C (65-74°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during January, February, and March when water temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Dampier Ridge: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Dampier Ridge...

Do you know what the the city Bethlehem Village in the United States, the city Santa Giustina in the Italy, and the city Dachnoye in the Russia have in common with Dampier Ridge? Click on the links to find out...