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

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

Frankston South is a coastal city in Australia. It is a comparatively little city close to the water with a population of 17360 people. The water temperature around Frankston South changes slightly during the year. 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 South 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 South?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Frankston South is about:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots near Frankston South?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Frankston South. The closest one is Pt Leo, which is 17.5km (11.4miles) away from Frankston South. Click here for more information on Pt Leo and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Frankston South are Second Reef, which is ca 18.4km (11.4miles) away, and Little Noosa, located 19.1km (11.8miles) from Frankston South.

Are there beautiful beaches near Frankston South?

No, not too many beaches are located near to Frankston South. A beach that might be worth checking out is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1239.5km (769.9miles) away from Frankston South. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Tunnel Beach, ca 1330km (826.1miles) away from Frankston South.

What wetsuit is recommended for Frankston South?

The water temperature around Frankston South 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 recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Frankston South. However, during late summer, temperatures cool down to 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, 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 have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Frankston South?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter 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 love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during December, January, and February when sea temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Frankston South: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Frankston South...

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