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

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

Frankston North is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5626 people. The water temperature around Frankston North varies slightly 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Frankston North 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 North?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near Frankston North is about:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Frankston North. A good spot nearby is Pt Leo, which is just 20.5km (13.3miles) away from Frankston North. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pt Leo and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Frankston North are Second Reef, which is 21.4km (13.3miles) away, and Little Noosa, located roughly 22.1km (13.7miles) from Frankston North.

Are there beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Frankston North. A good beach nearby is Oreti Beach, which is 1240.4km (770.4miles) away from Frankston North. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Tunnel Beach, which is ca 1330.7km (826.5miles) away from Frankston North.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Frankston North?

The sea temperature around Frankston North 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, temperatures cool down to 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Frankston North?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during winter when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Frankston North: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Frankston North...

Do you know what the the city Saint Augustine in the United States, the city Yagmurdere in the Turkey, and Altair Seamount have in common with Frankston North? Click on the links to find out...