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

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

Murray is an island in Australia. It is part of the Torres Strait Islands island group. The water temperature around Murray changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 24.7°C (76.5°F) in August up to 31.2°C (88.1°F) in the month of April, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Murray 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 Murray?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Murray is about:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Murray. A good spot nearby is Farnborough, which is 1000.4km (621.3miles) away from Murray. Click here to check out more information on Farnborough and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out The Springs, which is ca 1107.1km (687.7miles) away from Murray. Another fun surfspot is The Springs, located 1107.1km (687.7miles) from Murray.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Murray?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Murray. The next good beach is Holtekamp Beach, which is almost 552km (342.8miles) away from Murray. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Hamadi Beach, 557.3km (346.2miles) away from Murray.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Murray?

The sea temperature around Murray is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (88°F) in the months of March, April, and May. During this time, in the fall, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during July, August, and September, water temperatures drop down to nearly 25°C (77°F). In this season, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Murray?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F) during July, August, and September. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during March, April, and May when sea temperatures reach 26 to 31°C (79-88°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Murray: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Murray...

Do you know what the the city Les Trois-Ilets in Martinique, the city Luzzi in Italy, and the city Ceriana in Italy have in common with Murray? Click on the links to find out...