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

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

Menai is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 10781 people. The water temperature around Menai varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.5°F) in August up to 23.2°C (73.8°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Menai 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 Menai?

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

Are there surf spots near Menai?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Menai. The nearest one is The Ally, which is just 8.4km (5.2miles) away from Menai. Click here to check out more information on The Ally and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Menai are Braymains, which is ca 8.4km (5.2miles) away, and The Wall, located ca 8.5km (5.3miles) from Menai.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Menai. The closest decent one is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1186.9km (737.2miles) away from Menai. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Golden Bay, 1231.7km (765miles) away from Menai.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Menai?

The water temperature around Menai is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during July, August, and September, water temperatures cool down to roughly 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Menai?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during July, August, and September. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during January, February, and March when sea temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Menai: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Menai...

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