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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Diggers Rest, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Diggers Rest...

Diggers Rest is a coastal city in Australia. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2275 people. The water temperature around Diggers Rest changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.4°C (54.3°F) in August up to 18.9°C (66.1°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Diggers Rest 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 Diggers Rest?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters close to Diggers Rest is approximately:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Diggers Rest. A spot that might be worth checking out is Ocean grove, which is about 45.8km (29miles) away from Diggers Rest. Click here for more information on Ocean grove and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Diggers Rest are Quarantines, which is roughly 46.7km (29miles) away, and 13th beach, located approximately 47.7km (29.6miles) from Diggers Rest.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Diggers Rest. The closest decent beach is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1274.6km (791.7miles) away from Diggers Rest. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Tunnel Beach, roughly 1363.7km (847miles) away from Diggers Rest.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Diggers Rest?

The water temperature around Diggers Rest is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late summer, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Diggers Rest?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during winter when water temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Diggers Rest: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Diggers Rest...

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