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

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

Nimbin is a coastal city in Australia. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1368 people. The water temperature around Nimbin varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 20.8°C (69.4°F) in September up to 26.1°C (78.9°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Nimbin 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 Nimbin?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Nimbin is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Nimbin. A spot that might be worth checking out is Brunswick Heads North, which is 20.8km (14.2miles) away from Nimbin. Click here to check out more information on Brunswick Heads North and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Nimbin are Belongil, which is 22.8km (14.2miles) away, and Byron Bay, located roughly 23.6km (14.7miles) from Nimbin.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are near to Nimbin. One that might be worth checking out is Ninety Mile Beach, which is 1196.5km (743.2miles) away from Nimbin. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Bayleys Beach, approximately 1255.7km (779.9miles) away from Nimbin.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Nimbin?

The water temperature around Nimbin is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during August, September, and October, temperatures reach lows of approximately 21°C (69°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Nimbin?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F) during fall. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during February, March, and April when water temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Nimbin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Nimbin...

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