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

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

Melton is a coastal city in Australia. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 35490 people. The water temperature around Melton changes 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Melton 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 Melton?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Melton is ca:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Melton. The next good one is Ocean grove, which is about 40.8km (26.2miles) away from Melton. Click here for directions and for more information on Ocean grove and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Melton are 13th beach, which is roughly 42.1km (26.2miles) away, and Quarantines, located 42.7km (26.5miles) from Melton.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Melton?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Melton. One that might be worth checking out is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1278.3km (794miles) away from Melton. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Tunnel Beach, approximately 1367.9km (849.6miles) away from Melton.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Melton?

The sea temperature around Melton 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 be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Melton. However, during late summer, water temperatures drop down to nearly 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, 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 have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Melton?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during December, January, and February when water temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Melton: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Melton...

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