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

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

Lakes Entrance is a coastal city in Australia. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 5849 people. The water temperature around Lakes Entrance varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 12.3°C (54.1°F) in August up to 19.3°C (66.7°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Lakes Entrance 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 Lakes Entrance?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Lakes Entrance is about:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Lakes Entrance. The closest one is Lakes Entrance, which is just 0.8km (2.8miles) away from Lakes Entrance. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Lakes Entrance and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Lakes Entrance are Red Bluff, which is 4.4km (2.8miles) away, and Salmon rocks, located roughly 41km (25.4miles) from Lakes Entrance.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Lakes Entrance?

Not many beaches are located close to Lakes Entrance. A beach, which is not too far away, is Oreti Beach, which is 1131.2km (702.6miles) away from Lakes Entrance. If you have some extra time, you can also try Tunnel Beach, ca 1215km (754.7miles) away from Lakes Entrance.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Lakes Entrance?

The sea temperature around Lakes Entrance is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late summer, temperatures reach lows of roughly 12°C (54°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok 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 diving and fishing near Lakes Entrance?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during winter when sea temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Lakes Entrance: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Lakes Entrance...

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