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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hornsby Heights, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hornsby Heights...

Hornsby Heights is a coastal city in Australia. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 6192 people. The water temperature around Hornsby Heights changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.7°C (63.8°F) in September up to 23.2°C (73.7°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Hornsby Heights 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 Hornsby Heights?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Hornsby Heights is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Hornsby Heights. The closest one is Warriewood, which is only 12.5km (7.8miles) away from Hornsby Heights. Click here for directions and for more information on Warriewood and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Hornsby Heights are Turrimetta, which is roughly 12.6km (7.8miles) away, and North narrabeen point, located approximately 12.6km (7.8miles) from Hornsby Heights.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Hornsby Heights. The next good one is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1201.8km (746.5miles) away from Hornsby Heights. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Golden Bay, which is ca 1237km (768.3miles) away from Hornsby Heights.

What wetsuit is needed for Hornsby Heights?

The water temperature around Hornsby Heights 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 light top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Hornsby Heights. However, during August, September, and October, sea temperatures come down to nearly 18°C (64°F). In this season, 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 very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Hornsby Heights?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during August, September, and October. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during winter when temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Hornsby Heights: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Hornsby Heights...

Do you know what the the city Shiki in Japan, the city Saint-Chinian in France, and the island Redonda in Antigua and Barbuda have in common with Hornsby Heights? Click on the links to find out...