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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 surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Lakes Entrance changes moderately 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 shown in the interactive table 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 at Lakes Entrance?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Lakes Entrance is ca:
12°C (54°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Lakes Entrance. The closest one is Red Bluff, which is only 3.7km (2.3miles) away from Lakes Entrance. Click here for more information on Red Bluff and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Lakes Entrance is Salmon rocks, which is 40.2km (25miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Lakes Entrance?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Lakes Entrance. The next good beach is Oreti Beach, which is 1130.6km (702.2miles) away from Lakes Entrance. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Tunnel Beach, roughly 1214.3km (754.2miles) away from Lakes Entrance.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Lakes Entrance?

The sea temperature at 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 be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Lakes Entrance. Nevertheless, during late summer, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 12°C (54°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Lakes Entrance?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during winter when sea temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range 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.

Fun facts about Lakes Entrance...

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