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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Guildford West, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Guildford West...

Guildford West is a coastal city in Australia. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 4420 people. The water temperature around Guildford West 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 Guildford West 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 Guildford West?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Guildford West is approximately:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Guildford West. The closest one is Balmoral point, which is just 16.1km (10.4miles) away from Guildford West. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Balmoral point and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Guildford West are Washaway, which is ca 16.8km (10.4miles) away, and Greenhills, located ca 17.1km (10.6miles) from Guildford West.

Are there nice beaches close to Guildford West?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Guildford West. The closest decent one is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1196.6km (743.2miles) away from Guildford West. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Golden Bay, which is approximately 1238km (769miles) away from Guildford West.

What wetsuit do I need for Guildford West?

The water temperature around Guildford West 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 wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Guildford West. However, during July, August, and September, water temperatures cool down to roughly 17°C (62°F). During this time, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, 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 advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Guildford West?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during July, August, and September. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during winter when temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Guildford West: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Guildford West...

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