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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Keswick Island, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Keswick Island...

Keswick Island is an island in Australia. It is located in the Queensland island group. The water temperature around Keswick Island has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.4°C (56.1°F) in September up to 22.3°C (72.1°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 Keswick Island 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 Keswick Island?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters close to Keswick Island is approximately:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Keswick Island. The nearest one is Glenelg, which is 3.4km (10.5miles) away from Keswick Island. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Glenelg and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Keswick Island are 3-poles reef, which is roughly 16.9km (10.5miles) away, and Gull rock, located approximately 21.3km (13.2miles) from Keswick Island.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Keswick Island. A beach, which is not too far away, is Oreti Beach, which is 1621.6km (1007.2miles) away from Keswick Island. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Tunnel Beach, which is roughly 1711.4km (1063miles) away from Keswick Island.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Keswick Island?

The water temperature around Keswick Island is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, water temperatures come down to 13°C (56°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Keswick Island?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during fall. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during February, March, and April when temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Keswick Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Keswick Island...

Do you know what the the city Northville in the United States, the city Polzeath in the United Kingdom, and the city Maoshe in the China have in common with Keswick Island? Click on the links to find out...