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

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

Gloucester is a coastal city in Australia. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 3103 people. The water temperature around Gloucester changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 17.2°C (63°F) in September up to 23.4°C (74.1°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Gloucester 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 Gloucester?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Gloucester is approximately:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots close to Gloucester?

There are not too many surf spots close to Gloucester. A good spot nearby is Tuncurry Breakwall, which is about 34km (21.4miles) away from Gloucester. Click here for directions and for more information on Tuncurry Breakwall and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Gloucester are Haydens rock, which is ca 34.5km (21.4miles) away, and Pebbly, located ca 34.6km (21.5miles) from Gloucester.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Gloucester. A beach that might be worth checking out is Ninety Mile Beach, which is more than 1205.4km (748.7miles) away from Gloucester. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Golden Bay, which is approximately 1246.1km (774miles) away from Gloucester.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Gloucester?

The water temperature around Gloucester is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Gloucester. Nevertheless, during early fall, temperatures reach lows of nearly 17°C (63°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Gloucester?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during fall. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during winter when temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Gloucester: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Gloucester...

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