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

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

Mossies is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Mossies varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.7°C (63.8°F) in September up to 22.9°C (73.1°F) in the month of April, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Mossies 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 Mossies?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Mossies is ca:
22°C (71°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Mossies. The closest one is Big Rock, which is just 0.4km (0.2miles) away from Mossies. Click here to check out more information on Big Rock and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Mossies is Mullaz, which is roughly 1.1km (0.7miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located close to Mossies. The closest decent one is Nihiwatu Beach, which is 1539.4km (956.1miles) away from Mossies. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Mawun Beach, roughly 1579.9km (981.3miles) away from Mossies.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Mossies?

The sea temperature at Mossies is warm, reaching up to 23°C (73°F) in the months of March, April, and May. During this time, in the fall, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, temperatures drop down to nearly 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Mossies?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during March, April, and May when water temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Mossies: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Mossies...

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