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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Lennox Head, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Lennox Head...

Lennox Head is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Lennox Head varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 19.8°C (67.6°F) in September up to 26.1°C (78.9°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Lennox Head 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 Lennox Head?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Lennox Head is about:
26°C (79°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Lennox Head?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Lennox Head. The nearest one is Boulder Beach, which is 0.7km (0.4miles) away from Lennox Head. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Boulder Beach and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Lennox Head is Flat rock, which is approximately 2.8km (1.7miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Lennox Head. A beach, which is not too far away, is Ninety Mile Beach, which is almost 1171.5km (727.6miles) away from Lennox Head. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Bayleys Beach, which is roughly 1230.6km (764.4miles) away from Lennox Head.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Lennox Head?

The sea temperature at Lennox Head is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Lennox Head. However, during August, September, and October, water temperatures drop down to roughly 20°C (68°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Lennox Head?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F) during fall. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during February, March, and April when temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Lennox Head: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Lennox Head...

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