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

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

Heidelberg is a coastal city in Australia. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 5714 people. The water temperature around Heidelberg varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.4°C (54.3°F) in August up to 18.9°C (66.1°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Heidelberg 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 Heidelberg?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Heidelberg is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Heidelberg. A spot that might be worth checking out is Quarantines, which is just 44.4km (27.9miles) away from Heidelberg. Click here to check out more information on Quarantines and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Heidelberg are Spooks, which is 44.9km (27.9miles) away, and Portsea Back Beach, located approximately 44.9km (27.9miles) from Heidelberg.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Heidelberg. A good beach nearby is Oreti Beach, which is 1256km (780.1miles) away from Heidelberg. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Tunnel Beach, which is roughly 1344.9km (835.4miles) away from Heidelberg.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Heidelberg?

The water temperature around Heidelberg is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during July, August, and September, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Heidelberg?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during December, January, and February when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Heidelberg: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Heidelberg...

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