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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Frenchmans Reef, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Frenchmans Reef...

Frenchmans Reef is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Frenchmans Reef has moderate variability year round. 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 Frenchmans Reef 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 Frenchmans Reef?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Frenchmans Reef is about:
23°C (74°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Frenchmans Reef?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Frenchmans Reef. The closest one is Crabbes Creek, which is 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Frenchmans Reef. Click here for directions and for more information on Crabbes Creek and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Frenchmans Reef is Moon Island, which is roughly 1.2km (0.7miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located near to Frenchmans Reef. One that might be worth checking out is Ninety Mile Beach, which is almost 1213.2km (753.5miles) away from Frenchmans Reef. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Oreti Beach, which is approximately 1213.5km (753.7miles) away from Frenchmans Reef.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Frenchmans Reef?

The sea temperature at Frenchmans Reef 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 to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Frenchmans Reef. Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 18°C (64°F). During this time, 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 better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Frenchmans Reef?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during fall. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during spring when temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Frenchmans Reef: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Frenchmans Reef...

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