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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Moon Island, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Moon Island...

Moon Island is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Moon Island has average variability during the year. 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Moon Island 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 Moon Island?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Moon Island is approximately:
23°C (74°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Moon Island. The nearest one is Blacksmiths beach, which is only 1.1km (0.7miles) away from Moon Island. Click here for directions and for more information on Blacksmiths beach and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Moon Island is Frenchmans Reef, which is roughly 1.2km (0.7miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Moon Island. A beach, which is not too far away, is Ninety Mile Beach, which is 1212.4km (753miles) away from Moon Island. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Oreti Beach, which is ca 1213.6km (753.8miles) away from Moon Island.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Moon Island?

The water temperature at Moon Island 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 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Moon Island. Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, water temperatures drop down to roughly 18°C (64°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Moon Island?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during fall. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during spring when temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Moon Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Moon Island...

Do you know what the the city Tizi Rached in Algeria, the city Bolulla in Spain, and Amlia Knoll have in common with Moon Island? Click on the links to find out...