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

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

Goodwood is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1121 people. The water temperature around Goodwood varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 11.8°C (53.2°F) in September up to 17.6°C (63.7°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Goodwood 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 Goodwood?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters near Goodwood is about:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Goodwood. The closest one is Clifton Beach, which is just 16.4km (10.2miles) away from Goodwood. Click here to check out more information on Clifton Beach and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Goodwood are Park beach, which is roughly 16.5km (10.2miles) away, and Shipstern, located 35.1km (21.8miles) from Goodwood.

Are there beaches in proximity to Goodwood?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Goodwood. The closest decent one is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1027.9km (638.4miles) away from Goodwood. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Tunnel Beach, which is 1134km (704.3miles) away from Goodwood.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Goodwood?

The sea temperature around Goodwood is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, 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 surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, temperatures come down to 12°C (53°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Goodwood?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during August, September, and October. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during spring when temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Goodwood: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Goodwood...

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