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

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

Dump is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Dump changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.8°C (56.8°F) in July up to 21°C (69.7°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Dump 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 Dump?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Dump is approximately:
15°C (58°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Dump?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Dump. The nearest one is Bullies, which is only 1.1km (0.7miles) away from Dump. Click here for more information on Bullies and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Dump is Knights, which is 2.2km (1.4miles) away.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Dump. A beach, which is not too far away, is Oreti Beach, which is 1597.5km (992.2miles) away from Dump. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Tunnel Beach, ca 1689.1km (1049.1miles) away from Dump.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Dump?

The water temperature at Dump is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°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 ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Dump. However, during summer, temperatures come down to 14°C (57°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Dump?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during December, January, and February when water temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Dump: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Dump...

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