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

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

Macclesfield is a coastal city in Australia. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 1469 people. The water temperature around Macclesfield has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.2°C (53.9°F) in August up to 19.3°C (66.7°F) in the month of February, 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 late winter, since Macclesfield 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 Macclesfield?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Macclesfield is approximately:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Macclesfield. The next good one is 3-poles reef, which is about 20.9km (13.4miles) away from Macclesfield. Click here to check out more information on 3-poles reef and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Macclesfield are Gull rock, which is ca 21.6km (13.4miles) away, and Glenelg, located roughly 22.7km (14.1miles) from Macclesfield.

Are there nice beaches located close to Macclesfield?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Macclesfield. A good beach nearby is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1601.8km (994.9miles) away from Macclesfield. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Tunnel Beach, 1692km (1050.9miles) away from Macclesfield.

What wetsuit is needed for Macclesfield?

The water temperature around Macclesfield is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late summer, temperatures cool down to roughly 12°C (54°F). In this season, 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 fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Macclesfield?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba 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 July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during January, February, and March when water temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Macclesfield: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Macclesfield...

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