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

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

Grafton is a coastal city in Australia. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 9955 people. The water temperature around Grafton has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 19.8°C (67.6°F) in September up to 26.1°C (79°F) in the month of April, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Grafton 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 Grafton?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Grafton is about:
23°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Grafton. A spot, which is not too far away, is Turtles, which is about 24.7km (18.5miles) away from Grafton. Click here for directions and for more information on Turtles and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Grafton are Angourie Point, which is ca 29.7km (18.5miles) away, and Arrawarra point, located approximately 30.2km (18.7miles) from Grafton.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Grafton. A beach, which is not too far away, is Ninety Mile Beach, which is more than 1187.7km (737.7miles) away from Grafton. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Bayleys Beach, 1242.2km (771.6miles) away from Grafton.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Grafton?

The water temperature around Grafton is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of March, April, and May. During this time, in the fall, a rashguard or light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Grafton. Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, water temperatures come down to 20°C (68°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Grafton?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F) during fall. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during March, April, and May when sea temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Grafton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Grafton...

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