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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Glen Iris, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Glen Iris...

Glen Iris is a coastal city in Australia. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 2181 people. The water temperature around Glen Iris varies slightly throughout 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Glen Iris 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 Glen Iris?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Glen Iris is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Glen Iris. The closest one is Bunbury-Cut, which is 2.5km (1.7miles) away from Glen Iris. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Bunbury-Cut and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Glen Iris are Bunbury-Bay, which is roughly 2.7km (1.7miles) away, and Bunbury-Sidies, located ca 2.7km (1.7miles) from Glen Iris.

Are there beaches located close to Glen Iris?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Glen Iris. The next good one is Nihiwatu Beach, which is almost 1647.7km (1023.4miles) away from Glen Iris. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Mawun Beach, ca 1689km (1049.1miles) away from Glen Iris.

What wetsuit is recommended for Glen Iris?

The water temperature around Glen Iris 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late summer, temperatures cool down to 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Glen Iris?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during December, January, and February when water temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Glen Iris: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Glen Iris...

Do you know what the the city Isleham in United Kingdom, the city Moorrege in Germany, and Pinne Marine Patch have in common with Glen Iris? Click on the links to find out...