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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Muttonbird island, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Muttonbird island...

Muttonbird island is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Muttonbird island changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.4°C (61.5°F) in October up to 21.4°C (70.6°F) in the month of May, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Muttonbird 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 Muttonbird island?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Muttonbird island is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Muttonbird island?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Muttonbird island. The closest one is Lowlands beach, which is only 9.8km (6.1miles) away from Muttonbird island. Click here for more information on Lowlands beach and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Muttonbird island is Miserys, which is 16.7km (10.4miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Muttonbird island. The next good beach is Nihiwatu Beach, which is 1750km (1087miles) away from Muttonbird island. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Lasiana Beach, which is ca 1769km (1098.8miles) away from Muttonbird island.

What wetsuit is needed for Muttonbird island?

The water temperature at Muttonbird island is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (71°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during , temperatures cool down to 16°C (62°F). During this time, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, 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 Muttonbird island?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (62-71°F) during . 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 16 to 21°C (62-71°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Muttonbird island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Muttonbird island...

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