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

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

Newnham is a coastal city in Australia. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5389 people. The water temperature around Newnham has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 11.4°C (52.5°F) in September up to 19.7°C (67.5°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Newnham 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 Newnham?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters close to Newnham is approximately:
20°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Newnham. A spot, which is not too far away, is Devonport Rivermouth, which is about 42.9km (26.7miles) away from Newnham. Click here for more information on Devonport Rivermouth and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Newnham are Bora, which is ca 42.9km (26.7miles) away, and Carparks, located approximately 68km (42.3miles) from Newnham.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Newnham. A good beach nearby is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1063.5km (660.6miles) away from Newnham. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Tunnel Beach, which is ca 1164.2km (723.1miles) away from Newnham.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Newnham?

The water temperature around Newnham is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (67°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Newnham. Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, temperatures drop down to nearly 11°C (53°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Newnham?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (53-62°F) during fall. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during winter when temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Newnham: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Newnham...

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