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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Patonga point, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Patonga point...

Patonga point is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Patonga point changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 17.7°C (63.8°F) in September up to 23.2°C (73.7°F) in the month of February, 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 late winter, since Patonga point 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 at Patonga point?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Patonga point is approximately:
20°C (69°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Patonga point?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Patonga point. The closest one is Umina Point, which is 3.1km (1.9miles) away from Patonga point. Click here for directions and for more information on Umina Point and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Patonga point is North Palm Beach, which is 4.1km (2.6miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Patonga point. A good beach nearby is Oreti Beach, which is 1202km (746.6miles) away from Patonga point. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Golden Bay, ca 1231.7km (765.1miles) away from Patonga point.

What wetsuit is recommended for Patonga point?

The water temperature at Patonga point 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 light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Patonga point. However, during early fall, sea temperatures come down to approximately 18°C (64°F). During this time, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Patonga point?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during August, September, and October. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during January, February, and March when water temperatures range from 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 Patonga point: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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