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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near East Gosford, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about East Gosford...

East Gosford is a coastal city in Australia. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 3513 people. The water temperature around East Gosford varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 17.4°C (63.3°F) in July up to 23.4°C (74.1°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since East Gosford 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 East Gosford?

The current water temperature in the month of April near East Gosford is about:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to East Gosford. The nearest one is Pines, which is only 5.1km (3.2miles) away from East Gosford. Click here to check out more information on Pines and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near East Gosford are South Pacific, which is 5.2km (3.2miles) away, and The Ruins, located roughly 5.2km (3.3miles) from East Gosford.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to East Gosford. The closest decent one is Oreti Beach, which is 1205.4km (748.7miles) away from East Gosford. If you have some extra time, you can also try Ninety Mile Beach, which is 1228.6km (763.1miles) away from East Gosford.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for East Gosford?

The sea temperature around East Gosford 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 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during June, July, and August, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 17°C (63°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to East Gosford?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during June, July, and August. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during January, February, and March when temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to East Gosford: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about East Gosford...

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