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

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

Maitland is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1057 people. The water temperature around Maitland has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.9°C (64.2°F) in September up to 23.4°C (74.1°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Maitland 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 Maitland?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Maitland is about:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Maitland. A spot that might be worth checking out is Berry Bay, which is just 52.2km (39.3miles) away from Maitland. Click here for more information on Berry Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Maitland are Glenelg, which is ca 63.2km (39.3miles) away, and 3-poles reef, located 71.4km (44.3miles) from Maitland.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Maitland. The closest decent beach is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1677.1km (1041.7miles) away from Maitland. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Tunnel Beach, which is approximately 1766.6km (1097.2miles) away from Maitland.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Maitland?

The water temperature around Maitland is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Maitland. Nevertheless, during early fall, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 18°C (64°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Maitland?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during August, September, and October. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during February, March, and April when temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Maitland: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Maitland...

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