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

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

Greenwich is a coastal city in Australia. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 5053 people. The water temperature around Greenwich varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.5°F) in August up to 23.2°C (73.8°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Greenwich 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 Greenwich?

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

Are there surf spots near Greenwich?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Greenwich. The closest one is Balmoral point, which is only 4.2km (3miles) away from Greenwich. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Balmoral point and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Greenwich are Washaway, which is approximately 4.9km (3miles) away, and South Bondi, located roughly 6.5km (4miles) from Greenwich.

Are there beautiful beaches near Greenwich?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Greenwich. The next good one is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1190.4km (739.4miles) away from Greenwich. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Golden Bay, 1228.2km (762.9miles) away from Greenwich.

What wetsuit is needed for Greenwich?

The water temperature around Greenwich 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 thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late summer, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Greenwich?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during July, August, and September. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during winter when water temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Greenwich: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Greenwich...

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