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

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

Doveton is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 7600 people. The water temperature around Doveton changes moderately year round. 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Doveton 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 Doveton?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Doveton is ca:
15°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Doveton?

There are not many surf spots close to Doveton. A good spot nearby is Pt Leo, which is roughly 30.4km (19.5miles) away from Doveton. Click here for directions and for more information on Pt Leo and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Doveton are Second Reef, which is approximately 31.3km (19.5miles) away, and Little Noosa, located roughly 32.1km (19.9miles) from Doveton.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located close to Doveton. A good beach nearby is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1240.8km (770.7miles) away from Doveton. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Tunnel Beach, 1330.4km (826.3miles) away from Doveton.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Doveton?

The sea temperature around Doveton 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Doveton. However, during late summer, temperatures reach lows of 12°C (54°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Doveton?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout 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 summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during December, January, and February when water temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Doveton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Doveton...

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