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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Little Hampton, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Little Hampton...

Little Hampton is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 2062 people. The water temperature around Little Hampton has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.4°C (56.1°F) in September up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Little Hampton 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 Little Hampton?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Little Hampton is about:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Little Hampton?

There are not many surf spots close to Little Hampton. The closest decent spot is Glenelg, which is just 19.9km (14.5miles) away from Little Hampton. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Glenelg and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Little Hampton are 3-poles reef, which is 23.4km (14.5miles) away, and Gull rock, located 25.6km (15.9miles) from Little Hampton.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to Little Hampton?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Little Hampton. The next good one is Oreti Beach, which is 1605.3km (997.1miles) away from Little Hampton. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Tunnel Beach, roughly 1695.1km (1052.8miles) away from Little Hampton.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Little Hampton?

The sea temperature around Little Hampton is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, temperatures cool down to 13°C (56°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Little Hampton?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during August, September, and October. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during February, March, and April when water temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Little Hampton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Little Hampton...

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