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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gilles Plains, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Gilles Plains...

Gilles Plains is a coastal city in Australia. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2823 people. The water temperature around Gilles Plains has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.4°C (56.1°F) in September up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Gilles Plains 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 Gilles Plains?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Gilles Plains is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Gilles Plains. The closest decent spot is Glenelg, which is 12km (15.5miles) away from Gilles Plains. Click here for more information on Glenelg and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Gilles Plains are 3-poles reef, which is approximately 24.9km (15.5miles) away, and Gull rock, located 29.1km (18.1miles) from Gilles Plains.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Gilles Plains?

No, not many beaches are located near to Gilles Plains. One that might be worth checking out is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1620.4km (1006.5miles) away from Gilles Plains. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Tunnel Beach, which is ca 1709.8km (1062miles) away from Gilles Plains.

What wetsuit is recommended for Gilles Plains?

The water temperature around Gilles Plains is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Gilles Plains. However, during August, September, and October, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 13°C (56°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 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 near Gilles Plains?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during fall. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during February, March, and April when temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Gilles Plains: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Gilles Plains...

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