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

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

Merewether is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Merewether changes slightly year round. 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Merewether 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 at Merewether?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Merewether is ca:
21°C (70°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Merewether. The closest one is Pogos, which is only 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Merewether. Click here for directions and for more information on Pogos and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Merewether is Dixon Park, which is 0.6km (0.4miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Merewether?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Merewether. A good beach nearby is Ninety Mile Beach, which is 1208.7km (750.7miles) away from Merewether. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Oreti Beach, approximately 1218.3km (756.7miles) away from Merewether.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Merewether?

The sea temperature at Merewether 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 thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or light wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Merewether. Nevertheless, during early fall, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 18°C (64°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Merewether?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during August, September, and October. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during spring when water temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Merewether: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Merewether...

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