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

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

Federal is a coastal city in Australia. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the water with a population of 1202 people. The water temperature around Federal changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 20.8°C (69.4°F) in September up to 26.1°C (78.9°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Federal 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 Federal?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Federal is ca:
25°C (77°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Federal?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Federal. The closest one is Belongil, which is just 8.9km (6miles) away from Federal. Click here for more information on Belongil and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Federal are Byron Bay, which is roughly 9.6km (6miles) away, and Brunswick Heads North, located approximately 10.1km (6.3miles) from Federal.

Are there sandy beaches close to Federal?

Not too many beaches are located close to Federal. The closest decent beach is Ninety Mile Beach, which is almost 1183.1km (734.9miles) away from Federal. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Bayleys Beach, which is 1242.6km (771.8miles) away from Federal.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Federal?

The sea temperature around Federal is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or thin wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, water temperatures cool down to 21°C (69°F). During this time, a 3/2 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 very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Federal?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F) during August, September, and October. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during February, March, and April when temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Federal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Federal...

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