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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Dolans Bay, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Dolans Bay...

Dolans Bay is a coastal city in Australia. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1228 people. The water temperature around Dolans Bay changes moderately throughout 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Dolans Bay 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 Dolans Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters close to Dolans Bay is approximately:
19°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Dolans Bay. The closest one is Shelley, which is only 1.7km (1.1miles) away from Dolans Bay. Click here for directions and for more information on Shelley and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Dolans Bay are Sandshoes, which is approximately 1.8km (1.1miles) away, and Windy point, located approximately 1.8km (1.1miles) from Dolans Bay.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Dolans Bay?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Dolans Bay. A good beach nearby is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1180.9km (733.5miles) away from Dolans Bay. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Golden Bay, which is roughly 1225.1km (760.9miles) away from Dolans Bay.

What wetsuit is needed for Dolans Bay?

The water temperature around Dolans Bay 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 thin top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some people might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during July, August, and September, temperatures cool down to approximately 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Dolans Bay?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during winter when temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Dolans Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Dolans Bay...

Do you know what the the city Carloforte in Italy, the city Quiling in Philippines, and the city Algodonales in Spain have in common with Dolans Bay? Click on the links to find out...