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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hunter Gap

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hunter Gap...

Hunter Gap is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Hunter Gap has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.9°C (58.9°F) in November up to 21.8°C (71.3°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Hunter Gap 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 Hunter Gap?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Hunter Gap is approximately:
22°C (71°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Hunter Gap. The closest decent spot is Praia Brava-Pontal do Atalaia, which is 1242.2km (771.5miles) away from Hunter Gap. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Praia Brava-Pontal do Atalaia and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Costazul, which is approximately 1261.1km (783.3miles) away from Hunter Gap. Another surfspot is Costazul, located 1261.1km (783.3miles) from Hunter Gap.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Hunter Gap. The next good beach is Cabo Frio, which is almost 1247.3km (774.7miles) away from Hunter Gap. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Búzios, 1247.6km (774.9miles) away from Hunter Gap.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Hunter Gap?

The water temperature at Hunter Gap is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late fall, temperatures drop down to nearly 15°C (59°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Hunter Gap?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during October, November, and December. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during February, March, and April when sea temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Hunter Gap: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Hunter Gap...

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