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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kangaroo Valley, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kangaroo Valley...

Kangaroo Valley is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 1093 people. The water temperature around Kangaroo Valley varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 16.4°C (61.5°F) in August up to 23°C (73.4°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Kangaroo Valley 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 Kangaroo Valley?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Kangaroo Valley is about:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Kangaroo Valley?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Kangaroo Valley. The nearest one is Shoalhaven Heads, which is just 14.5km (9.3miles) away from Kangaroo Valley. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Shoalhaven Heads and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Kangaroo Valley are Seven Mile Beach, which is approximately 15km (9.3miles) away, and Werri Beach, located approximately 16.9km (10.5miles) from Kangaroo Valley.

Are there beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to Kangaroo Valley. The closest decent one is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1167.8km (725.3miles) away from Kangaroo Valley. If you have some extra time, you can also try Tunnel Beach, which is roughly 1230.6km (764.3miles) away from Kangaroo Valley.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Kangaroo Valley?

The sea temperature around Kangaroo Valley is warm, reaching up to 23°C (73°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during July, August, and September, temperatures cool down to 16°C (62°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Kangaroo Valley?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (62-71°F) during July, August, and September. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during February, March, and April when temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Kangaroo Valley: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kangaroo Valley...

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