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

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

Nhulunbuy is a coastal city in Australia. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 3202 people. The water temperature around Nhulunbuy varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 24.3°C (75.7°F) in July up to 30.8°C (87.4°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Nhulunbuy 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 Nhulunbuy?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Nhulunbuy is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Nhulunbuy. A good spot nearby is Roti Island, which is almost 951.9km (591.2miles) away from Nhulunbuy. Click here for directions and for more information on Roti Island and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Nihiwatu, which is 1196.8km (743.3miles) away from Nhulunbuy. Another good surfspot is Nihiwatu, located ca 1196.8km (743.3miles) from Nhulunbuy.

Are there beautiful beaches close to Nhulunbuy?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Nhulunbuy. The closest decent one is Pantai Timur, which is almost 675.4km (419.5miles) away from Nhulunbuy. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Holtekamp Beach, which is ca 715.9km (444.7miles) away from Nhulunbuy.

What wetsuit is needed for Nhulunbuy?

The water temperature around Nhulunbuy is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Nhulunbuy. Nevertheless, during June, July, and August, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 24°C (76°F). During this season, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Nhulunbuy?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 24 to 29°C (76-85°F) during June, July, and August. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during winter when temperatures range from 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Nhulunbuy: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Nhulunbuy...

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