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

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

Frankston is a coastal city in Australia. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 34457 people. The water temperature around Frankston changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 12.4°C (54.3°F) in August up to 18.9°C (66.1°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Frankston 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 Frankston?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Frankston is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Frankston. The closest one is Pt Leo, which is only 18.8km (12.2miles) away from Frankston. Click here for more information on Pt Leo and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Frankston are Second Reef, which is roughly 19.7km (12.2miles) away, and Little Noosa, located roughly 20.3km (12.6miles) from Frankston.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Frankston. A beach, which is not too far away, is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1240.8km (770.7miles) away from Frankston. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Tunnel Beach, approximately 1331.2km (826.9miles) away from Frankston.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Frankston?

The sea temperature around Frankston is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Frankston. Nevertheless, during late summer, water temperatures reach lows of 12°C (54°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 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 diving and fishing close to Frankston?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during winter when sea temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Frankston: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Frankston...

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