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

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

East Maitland is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 11310 people. The water temperature around East Maitland changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.9°C (64.2°F) in September up to 23.4°C (74.1°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since East Maitland 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 Maitland?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around East Maitland is ca:
23°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to East Maitland. The nearest one is Stockton beach, which is only 15.9km (10.6miles) away from East Maitland. Click here for directions and for more information on Stockton beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near East Maitland are Pogos, which is 17km (10.6miles) away, and Bar Beach, located ca 17km (10.6miles) from East Maitland.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to East Maitland. The next good one is Ninety Mile Beach, which is 1220km (757.8miles) away from East Maitland. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Oreti Beach, approximately 1234.2km (766.6miles) away from East Maitland.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for East Maitland?

The sea temperature around East Maitland 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 top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around East Maitland. Nevertheless, during early fall, temperatures come down to approximately 18°C (64°F). During this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near East Maitland?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot 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. Nevertheless, the conditions change during February, March, and April when sea temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to East Maitland: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about East Maitland...

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