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

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

Merrylands is a coastal city in Australia. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 5803 people. The water temperature around Merrylands has average variability 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Merrylands 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 Merrylands?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Merrylands is approximately:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Merrylands. The closest one is Balmoral point, which is only 15.5km (10miles) away from Merrylands. Click here for directions and for more information on Balmoral point and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Merrylands are Washaway, which is roughly 16.1km (10miles) away, and Coogee Bombie, located ca 17.1km (10.6miles) from Merrylands.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Merrylands. The closest decent beach is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1197.2km (743.6miles) away from Merrylands. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Golden Bay, which is ca 1238.1km (769miles) away from Merrylands.

What wetsuit is needed for Merrylands?

The water temperature around Merrylands 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 light top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or light wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Merrylands. However, during July, August, and September, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 17°C (62°F). During this season, 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 very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Merrylands?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during winter when temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Merrylands: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Merrylands...

Do you know what the Erica Seamount , Saint-Valery-en-Caux in France, and the city Poschendorf in Germany have in common with Merrylands? Click on the links to find out...