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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Dongara Point, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Dongara Point...

Dongara Point is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Dongara Point has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 18°C (64.4°F) in September up to 23.5°C (74.3°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Dongara Point 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 at Dongara Point?

The current water temperature in the month of November at Dongara Point is approximately:
20°C (68°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Dongara Point?

There are not too many surf spots close to Dongara Point. A spot, which is not too far away, is Greenough, which is just 33.1km (20.5miles) away from Dongara Point. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Greenough and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Dongara Point is Back beach, which is 37.8km (23.5miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Dongara Point. The closest decent one is Nihiwatu Beach, which is 1381.4km (858miles) away from Dongara Point. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Mawun Beach, which is 1410.8km (876.2miles) away from Dongara Point.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Dongara Point?

The water temperature at Dongara Point is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early fall, sea temperatures drop down to 18°C (64°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, 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 better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Dongara Point?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during August, September, and October. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during spring when temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Dongara Point: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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