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

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

Docklands is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 5791 people. The water temperature around Docklands has moderate variability 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Docklands 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 Docklands?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Docklands is about:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Docklands?

There are not many surf spots close to Docklands. A spot, which is not too far away, is Quarantines, which is roughly 37.4km (23.7miles) away from Docklands. Click here for directions and for more information on Quarantines and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Docklands are Spooks, which is approximately 38.2km (23.7miles) away, and Portsea Back Beach, located 38.3km (23.8miles) from Docklands.

Are there beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to Docklands. The closest decent beach is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1258.7km (781.8miles) away from Docklands. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Tunnel Beach, which is 1348.1km (837.3miles) away from Docklands.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Docklands?

The sea temperature around Docklands 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 required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, temperatures drop down to 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Docklands?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change 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 temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Docklands: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Docklands...

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