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

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

Leichhardt is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 12248 people. The water temperature around Leichhardt has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.5°F) in August up to 23.2°C (73.8°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Leichhardt 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 Leichhardt?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Leichhardt is ca:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Leichhardt?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Leichhardt. The nearest one is Balmoral point, which is 6.2km (4.2miles) away from Leichhardt. Click here for more information on Balmoral point and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Leichhardt are Tama Reef, which is approximately 6.8km (4.2miles) away, and Mckenzies, located approximately 6.9km (4.3miles) from Leichhardt.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are near to Leichhardt. The next good beach is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1189.7km (738.9miles) away from Leichhardt. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Golden Bay, which is approximately 1228.6km (763.1miles) away from Leichhardt.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Leichhardt?

The sea temperature around Leichhardt 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 light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Leichhardt. However, during July, August, and September, sea temperatures cool down to approximately 17°C (62°F). During this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some 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 bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Leichhardt?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during July, August, and September. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during winter when temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Leichhardt: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Leichhardt...

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