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

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

Leighton Beach is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Leighton Beach changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 19.4°C (66.8°F) in September up to 23.6°C (74.6°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Leighton 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 Leighton Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Leighton Beach is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Leighton Beach. The closest one is Leighton Bridge, which is only 0km (0miles) away from Leighton Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Leighton Bridge and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Leighton Beach is Artificial reef, which is 0.6km (0.3miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Leighton Beach?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Leighton Beach. The closest decent beach is Nihiwatu Beach, which is 1557.2km (967.2miles) away from Leighton Beach. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Mawun Beach, which is roughly 1598.2km (992.6miles) away from Leighton Beach.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Leighton Beach?

The average sea temperature at Leighton Beach is relatively warm, around 22°C (71°F), with very little changes throughout the year. This is why only a light wetsuit (2mm, 2/3mm) or a springsuit might be needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Leighton Beach. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 2/3mm fullsuit. The coldest months are August, September, and October. You could possibly be fine without a wetsuit during warm days in the summer, especially in the months of January, February, and March.

How is the diving and fishing near Leighton Beach?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are always warm, reaching temperatures between 19 and 24°C (66-75°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Leighton Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Leighton Beach...

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