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

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

Lilydale is a coastal city in Australia. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 15649 people. The water temperature around Lilydale has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.4°C (54.3°F) in August up to 18.9°C (66.1°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Lilydale 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 Lilydale?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters close to Lilydale is approximately:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Lilydale. The next good one is Pt Leo, which is 48.3km (30.5miles) away from Lilydale. Click here to check out more information on Pt Leo and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Lilydale are Second Reef, which is 49.2km (30.5miles) away, and Little Noosa, located 50km (31miles) from Lilydale.

Are there beaches located close to Lilydale?

No, not many beaches are located near to Lilydale. The closest decent one is Oreti Beach, which is 1244.1km (772.7miles) away from Lilydale. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Tunnel Beach, roughly 1332.6km (827.7miles) away from Lilydale.

What wetsuit is recommended for Lilydale?

The water temperature around Lilydale is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Lilydale. However, during late summer, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 12°C (54°F). During these months, 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 ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Lilydale?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. 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 December, January, and February when sea temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Lilydale: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Lilydale...

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