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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Heywood Shoal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Heywood Shoal...

Heywood Shoal is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Heywood Shoal varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.5°C (79.7°F) in July up to 30.6°C (87°F) in the month of December, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is early winter, since Heywood Shoal 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 Heywood Shoal?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Heywood Shoal is ca:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Heywood Shoal. The next good one is Roti Island, which is almost 198.2km (123.1miles) away from Heywood Shoal. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Roti Island and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Lakey Peak, which is approximately 504.3km (313.2miles) away from Heywood Shoal. Another surfspot is Lakey Peak, located approximately 504.3km (313.2miles) from Heywood Shoal.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not many beaches are close to Heywood Shoal. A beach that might be worth checking out is Lasiana Beach, which is 233.3km (144.9miles) away from Heywood Shoal. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Flores, approximately 391km (242.8miles) away from Heywood Shoal.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Heywood Shoal?

The average sea temperature at Heywood Shoal is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with only little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Heywood Shoal. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Heywood Shoal can be very intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Heywood Shoal?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very constant year round. The waters at Heywood Shoal are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 26 and 31°C (78-87°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Heywood Shoal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Heywood Shoal...

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