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

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

Mernda is a coastal city in Australia. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 6508 people. The water temperature around Mernda varies 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Mernda 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 Mernda?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Mernda is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near Mernda?

There are not too many surf spots close to Mernda. A spot that might be worth checking out is Quarantines, which is just 54.2km (34.1miles) away from Mernda. Click here to check out more information on Quarantines and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Mernda are Spooks, which is approximately 54.9km (34.1miles) away, and Portsea Back Beach, located roughly 55km (34.2miles) from Mernda.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Mernda. The closest decent one is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1259.7km (782.4miles) away from Mernda. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Tunnel Beach, which is roughly 1348km (837.3miles) away from Mernda.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Mernda?

The water temperature around Mernda 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Mernda. However, during July, August, and September, sea 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 cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Mernda?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during December, January, and February when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Mernda: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mernda...

Do you know what the the city Guitres in France, the city Casares in Spain, and the city Sauvian in France have in common with Mernda? Click on the links to find out...