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

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

Flatrock is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Flatrock changes slightly 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Flatrock 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 Flatrock?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Flatrock is about:
18°C (65°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Flatrock. The nearest one is Newcastle beach, which is only 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Flatrock. Click here for directions and for more information on Newcastle beach and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Flatrock is Nobbys Beach, which is 0.6km (0.4miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Flatrock. A good beach nearby is Ninety Mile Beach, which is 1206.8km (749.6miles) away from Flatrock. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Oreti Beach, ca 1218.3km (756.7miles) away from Flatrock.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Flatrock?

The sea temperature at Flatrock 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 for temperature-senstive people, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or thin wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Flatrock. However, during August, September, and October, temperatures drop down to roughly 18°C (64°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people 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 carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Flatrock?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during fall. 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 spring when water temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Flatrock: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Flatrock...

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