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

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

Padstow is a coastal city in Australia. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 3444 people. The water temperature around Padstow varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.5°F) in August up to 23.2°C (73.8°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Padstow 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 Padstow?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Padstow is about:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Padstow?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Padstow. The nearest one is The Wall, which is only 9.7km (6miles) away from Padstow. Click here to check out more information on The Wall and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Padstow are The Ally, which is roughly 9.7km (6miles) away, and Greenhills, located 9.7km (6miles) from Padstow.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Padstow. A good beach nearby is Oreti Beach, which is 1189.4km (738.8miles) away from Padstow. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Golden Bay, which is approximately 1232.5km (765.5miles) away from Padstow.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Padstow?

The sea temperature around Padstow 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 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Padstow. However, during July, August, and September, temperatures come down to roughly 17°C (62°F). During this time, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Padstow?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during January, February, and March when temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Padstow: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Padstow...

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