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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Officer South, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Officer South...

Officer South is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 1761 people. The water temperature around Officer South varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 12.2°C (53.9°F) in August up to 19.3°C (66.7°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Officer South 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 Officer South?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Officer South is about:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Officer South. A spot, which is not too far away, is Pt Leo, which is roughly 28.7km (18.4miles) away from Officer South. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pt Leo and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Officer South are Second Reef, which is approximately 29.7km (18.4miles) away, and Surfies Point, located approximately 30km (18.6miles) from Officer South.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Officer South. One that might be worth checking out is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1230.9km (764.5miles) away from Officer South. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Tunnel Beach, which is 1320.6km (820.3miles) away from Officer South.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Officer South?

The water temperature around Officer South is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Officer South. However, during July, August, and September, temperatures reach lows of nearly 12°C (54°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Officer South?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during January, February, and March when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Officer South: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Officer South...

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