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

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

Newport is a coastal city in Australia. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 11987 people. The water temperature around Newport has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.7°C (63.8°F) in September up to 23.2°C (73.7°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Newport 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 Newport?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters close to Newport is approximately:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Newport. The closest decent spot is Quarantines, which is 34.1km (21.8miles) away from Newport. Click here to check out more information on Quarantines and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Newport are Spooks, which is roughly 35.1km (21.8miles) away, and Portsea Back Beach, located 35.3km (21.9miles) from Newport.

Are there nice beaches located close to Newport?

No, not many beaches are located near to Newport. A beach, which is not too far away, is Oreti Beach, which is 1260.5km (782.9miles) away from Newport. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Tunnel Beach, which is approximately 1350.2km (838.6miles) away from Newport.

What wetsuit is recommended for Newport?

The water temperature around Newport is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Newport. Nevertheless, during early fall, temperatures come down to roughly 18°C (64°F). During this time, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine 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 scuba diving and fishing near Newport?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. 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. The conditions usually change during winter when temperatures go up to 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 Newport: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Newport...

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