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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hells gates, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hells gates...

Hells gates is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Hells gates has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 19.2°C (66.5°F) in September up to 22.8°C (73.1°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (70°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Hells gates 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 at Hells gates?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Hells gates is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Hells gates. The closest one is Explosives, which is 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Hells gates. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Explosives and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Hells gates is Separation Point, which is 1.8km (1.1miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Hells gates. One that might be worth checking out is Nihiwatu Beach, which is 1353.5km (840.7miles) away from Hells gates. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Pandawa Beach, 1378.2km (856miles) away from Hells gates.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Hells gates?

The average sea temperature at Hells gates is relatively warm, around 21°C (70°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. Hence, only a thin wetsuit (2mm, 2/3mm) or a springsuit might be required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Hells gates. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 2/3mm fullsuit. The coldest months are August, September, and October. You could possibly be fine without a wetsuit during warm days in the summer, particularly in the months of December, January, and February.

How is the diving and fishing close to Hells gates?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little during the year. The waters are nearly almost warm, reaching temperatures between 18 and 23°C (64-73°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters with these temperatures: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Hells gates: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Hells gates...

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