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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Lizard Heads, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Lizard Heads...

Lizard Heads is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Lizard Heads varies slightly 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 Lizard Heads 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 Lizard Heads?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Lizard Heads is approximately:
14°C (57°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Lizard Heads. The nearest one is Supertubes, which is just 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Lizard Heads. Click here to check out more information on Supertubes and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Lizard Heads is Rye Ocean Beach, which is 1.1km (0.7miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Lizard Heads. A good beach nearby is Oreti Beach, which is 1246.9km (774.5miles) away from Lizard Heads. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Tunnel Beach, 1338.9km (831.6miles) away from Lizard Heads.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Lizard Heads?

The water temperature at Lizard Heads 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Lizard Heads. However, during late summer, temperatures cool down to approximately 12°C (54°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Lizard Heads?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during summer. 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 which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Lizard Heads: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Lizard Heads...

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