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

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

Northam is a coastal city in Australia. It is a comparatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5855 people. The water temperature around Northam has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.7°C (63.8°F) in September up to 23.4°C (74.1°F) in the month of April, 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 spring, since Northam 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 Northam?

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

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Northam. The closest decent spot is Watermans, which is 55.9km (34.7miles) away from Northam. Click here for directions and for more information on Watermans and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Northam are 3rd Groyne, which is roughly 55.9km (34.7miles) away, and Mullaz, located roughly 56km (34.8miles) from Northam.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Northam?

No, not many beaches are located near to Northam. One that might be worth checking out is Nihiwatu Beach, which is almost 1522.8km (945.8miles) away from Northam. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Lasiana Beach, which is roughly 1561.3km (969.8miles) away from Northam.

What wetsuit is recommended for Northam?

The water temperature around Northam is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of March, April, and May. During this time, in the fall, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or thin wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early fall, temperatures cool down to roughly 18°C (64°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Northam?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during fall. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during spring when temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Northam: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Northam...

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