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

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

Gorokan is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 7066 people. The water temperature around Gorokan varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.4°C (63.3°F) in July up to 23.4°C (74.1°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Gorokan 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 Gorokan?

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

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Gorokan?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Gorokan. The nearest one is Lakes Beach, which is just 3.6km (2.3miles) away from Gorokan. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Lakes Beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Gorokan are Rocky, which is roughly 3.7km (2.3miles) away, and Pellows, located ca 3.8km (2.3miles) from Gorokan.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are close to Gorokan. The next good one is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1209.8km (751.4miles) away from Gorokan. If you have some extra time, you can also try Ninety Mile Beach, which is roughly 1220.7km (758.2miles) away from Gorokan.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Gorokan?

The sea temperature around Gorokan is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during June, July, and August, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 17°C (63°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Gorokan?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during June, July, and August. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during January, February, and March when temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°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 Gorokan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Gorokan...

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