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

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

Kotara is a coastal city in Australia. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 1162 people. The water temperature around Kotara varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.9°C (64.2°F) in September up to 23.4°C (74.1°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Kotara 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 Kotara?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Kotara is approximately:
23°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Kotara. The nearest one is Dudley Beach, which is only 3.2km (2miles) away from Kotara. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Dudley Beach and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Kotara are Leggy Point, which is roughly 3.3km (2miles) away, and Merewether, located ca 4.3km (2.7miles) from Kotara.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Kotara. The closest decent one is Ninety Mile Beach, which is almost 1212.9km (753.3miles) away from Kotara. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Oreti Beach, 1220.6km (758.1miles) away from Kotara.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Kotara?

The water temperature around Kotara is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°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 stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early fall, sea temperatures come down to nearly 18°C (64°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Kotara?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during spring when water temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Kotara: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kotara...

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