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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Lakes Beach, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Lakes Beach...

Lakes Beach is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Lakes Beach changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.4°C (63.3°F) in July up to 23.4°C (74.1°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Lakes Beach 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 Lakes Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Lakes Beach is about:
20°C (69°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Lakes Beach?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Lakes Beach. The nearest one is Rocky, which is just 2.5km (1.5miles) away from Lakes Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Rocky and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Lakes Beach is Backdoor, which is ca 2.6km (1.6miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to Lakes Beach. The closest decent beach is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1208.8km (750.8miles) away from Lakes Beach. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Ninety Mile Beach, roughly 1217.5km (756.2miles) away from Lakes Beach.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Lakes Beach?

The sea temperature at Lakes Beach 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 feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during June, July, and August, temperatures drop down to 17°C (63°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Lakes Beach?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during June, July, and August. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during January, February, and March when water temperatures go up to 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 Lakes Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Lakes Beach...

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