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

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

Kew is a coastal city in Australia. It is a fairly dense town close to the water with a population of 23876 people. The water temperature around Kew has moderate variability during the year. 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 Kew 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 Kew?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Kew is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Kew?

There are not many surf spots close to Kew. A spot that might be worth checking out is Quarantines, which is roughly 40km (25.2miles) away from Kew. Click here to check out more information on Quarantines and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Kew are Spooks, which is ca 40.6km (25.2miles) away, and Portsea Back Beach, located approximately 40.6km (25.2miles) from Kew.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to Kew. The closest decent one is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1255.6km (779.9miles) away from Kew. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Tunnel Beach, approximately 1344.9km (835.3miles) away from Kew.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Kew?

The sea temperature around Kew 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late summer, water temperatures come down to 12°C (54°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Kew?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit 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 love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during winter when water temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Kew: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Kew...

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