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

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

Melton South is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 8916 people. The water temperature around Melton South changes moderately year round. 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 South 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 South?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Melton South. A spot, which is not too far away, is Ocean grove, which is just 39km (25.1miles) away from Melton South. Click here for directions and for more information on Ocean grove and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Melton South are 13th beach, which is approximately 40.4km (25.1miles) away, and Quarantines, located 41.1km (25.5miles) from Melton South.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Melton South. A beach, which is not too far away, is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1278km (793.8miles) away from Melton South. If you have some extra time, you can also try Tunnel Beach, 1367.6km (849.5miles) away from Melton South.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Melton South?

The sea temperature around Melton South 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 be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late summer, temperatures drop down to roughly 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Melton South?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. 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 normally change during December, January, and February when sea temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Melton South: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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