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

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

Gerringong is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 3395 people. The water temperature around Gerringong changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 16.4°C (61.5°F) in August up to 23°C (73.4°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Gerringong 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 Gerringong?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Gerringong is ca:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Gerringong. The closest one is Werri Beach, which is just 0.5km (1.9miles) away from Gerringong. Click here for directions and for more information on Werri Beach and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Gerringong are Seven Mile Beach, which is roughly 3km (1.9miles) away, and Kendalls Beach, located roughly 4.8km (3miles) from Gerringong.

Are there sandy beaches close to Gerringong?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Gerringong. A good beach nearby is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1157.4km (718.9miles) away from Gerringong. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Tunnel Beach, which is approximately 1219.3km (757.3miles) away from Gerringong.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Gerringong?

The sea temperature around Gerringong is warm, reaching up to 23°C (73°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Gerringong. However, during late summer, water temperatures come down to approximately 16°C (62°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, 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 recommended to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Gerringong?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (62-71°F) during July, August, and September. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during February, March, and April when temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Gerringong: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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