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

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

Palmerston is a coastal city in Australia. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 25000 people. The water temperature around Palmerston varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.6°C (78°F) in August up to 31.5°C (88.7°F) in the month of April, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Palmerston 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 Palmerston?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Palmerston is approximately:
26°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Palmerston. A spot that might be worth checking out is Roti Island, which is 565.3km (351.1miles) away from Palmerston. 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 try surfing Lakey Peak, which is approximately 896.9km (557.1miles) away from Palmerston. Another fun surfspot is Lakey Peak, located roughly 896.9km (557.1miles) from Palmerston.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are near to Palmerston. The next good beach is Lasiana Beach, which is 523.4km (325.1miles) away from Palmerston. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Namalatu Beach, which is roughly 633.8km (393.7miles) away from Palmerston.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Palmerston?

The water temperature around Palmerston is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (89°F) in the months of March, April, and May. During this time, in the fall, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Palmerston. Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, temperatures reach lows of 26°C (78°F). In this season, a rashguard or light top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Palmerston?

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 26 to 31°C (78-87°F) during July, August, and September. Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during March, April, and May when temperatures go up to 26 to 31°C (80-89°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Palmerston: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Palmerston...

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