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

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

Hillside is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 16326 people. The water temperature around Hillside changes slightly year round. 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Hillside 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 Hillside?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters around Hillside is ca:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Hillside. The closest decent spot is Ocean grove, which is about 41.8km (26.4miles) away from Hillside. Click here for directions and for more information on Ocean grove and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Hillside are Quarantines, which is approximately 42.4km (26.4miles) away, and 13th beach, located ca 43.8km (27.2miles) from Hillside.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Hillside?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Hillside. The next good one is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1271.5km (789.8miles) away from Hillside. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Tunnel Beach, roughly 1360.8km (845.2miles) away from Hillside.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Hillside?

The sea temperature around Hillside 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Hillside. Nevertheless, during late summer, sea temperatures drop down to 12°C (54°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, 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 diving and fishing near Hillside?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during winter when water temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Hillside: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Hillside...

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