Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mona Vale, Australia
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Mona Vale...
Mona Vale is a surf spot in Australia.
The water temperature around Mona Vale has average variability year round.
The temperature ranges from 17.7°C (63.8°F) in September up to 23.2°C (73.7°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Mona Vale 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 Mona Vale?
The current water temperature in the month of August at Mona Vale is approximately:
Are there any other surf spots close by?
Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Mona Vale. The closest one is Warriewood, which is 0.7km (0.4miles) away from Mona Vale. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Warriewood and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Mona Vale is Bungan
, which is approximately 1.2km (0.7miles) away.
Are there beaches close by?
No, not too many beaches are located near to Mona Vale. The closest decent one is Oreti Beach
, which is more than 1194.2km (741.7miles) away from Mona Vale. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Golden Bay
, which is ca 1226.1km (761.6miles) away from Mona Vale.
What wetsuit is recommended for Mona Vale?
The water temperature at Mona Vale 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 to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Mona Vale. Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 18°C (64°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Mona Vale?
Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during August, September, and October. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during winter when temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.
Directions to Mona Vale: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Mona Vale...
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