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

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

Payneham is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2187 people. The water temperature around Payneham has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 13.4°C (56.1°F) in September up to 22.3°C (72.1°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Payneham 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 Payneham?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Payneham is ca:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Payneham. A good spot nearby is Glenelg, which is roughly 9.4km (13.5miles) away from Payneham. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Glenelg and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Payneham are 3-poles reef, which is approximately 21.7km (13.5miles) away, and Gull rock, located ca 25.9km (16.1miles) from Payneham.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not many beaches are close to Payneham. The closest decent one is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1619.2km (1005.7miles) away from Payneham. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Tunnel Beach, which is 1708.8km (1061.3miles) away from Payneham.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Payneham?

The sea temperature around Payneham is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early fall, temperatures come down to approximately 13°C (56°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Payneham?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during August, September, and October. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during February, March, and April when temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Payneham: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Payneham...

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