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

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

Gatton is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 6513 people. The water temperature around Gatton changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.3°C (63.1°F) in July up to 26.2°C (79.2°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Gatton 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 Gatton?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters around Gatton is ca:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Gatton. A good spot nearby is Kings Beach Groyne, which is roughly 74.4km (46.5miles) away from Gatton. Click here for more information on Kings Beach Groyne and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Gatton are South Stradie, which is approximately 74.9km (46.5miles) away, and The Spit, located roughly 75.3km (46.7miles) from Gatton.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located close to Gatton. A beach, which is not too far away, is Ninety Mile Beach, which is almost 1273.1km (790.7miles) away from Gatton. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Bayleys Beach, roughly 1333.9km (828.5miles) away from Gatton.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Gatton?

The sea temperature around Gatton is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Gatton. However, during June, July, and August, water temperatures come down to roughly 17°C (63°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Gatton?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during January, February, and March when sea temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Gatton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Gatton...

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