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

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

Parkdale is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 11185 people. The water temperature around Parkdale varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 12.4°C (54.3°F) in August up to 18.9°C (66.1°F) in the month of January, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Parkdale 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 Parkdale?

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

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Parkdale. The closest decent spot is Pt Leo, which is just 29.8km (19miles) away from Parkdale. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pt Leo and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Parkdale are Second Reef, which is roughly 30.6km (19miles) away, and Little Noosa, located approximately 31.1km (19.3miles) from Parkdale.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Parkdale. The next good one is Oreti Beach, which is 1248.3km (775.4miles) away from Parkdale. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Tunnel Beach, 1338.2km (831.2miles) away from Parkdale.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Parkdale?

The sea temperature around Parkdale is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Parkdale. However, during late summer, temperatures come down to nearly 12°C (54°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Parkdale?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during December, January, and February when sea temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Parkdale: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Parkdale...

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