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

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

Killcare is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Killcare varies slightly during 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Killcare 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 at Killcare?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Killcare is ca:
19°C (66°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Killcare. The nearest one is Box Head, which is just 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Killcare. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Box Head and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Killcare is Bugs, which is ca 2.4km (1.5miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not many beaches are close to Killcare. The next good one is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1200.3km (745.5miles) away from Killcare. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Ninety Mile Beach, which is 1227.5km (762.4miles) away from Killcare.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Killcare?

The sea temperature at Killcare 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 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, temperatures cool down to roughly 18°C (64°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Killcare?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during August, September, and October. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during winter when temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Killcare: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Killcare...

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