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

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

Penrith is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 11813 people. The water temperature around Penrith changes moderately throughout the year. 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 Penrith 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 Penrith?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Penrith is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Penrith. The next good one is Balmoral point, which is just 32.1km (20.3miles) away from Penrith. Click here for directions and for more information on Balmoral point and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Penrith are Washaway, which is approximately 32.7km (20.3miles) away, and The Wall, located roughly 33.4km (20.8miles) from Penrith.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to Penrith?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Penrith. A beach, which is not too far away, is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1210.7km (752miles) away from Penrith. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Golden Bay, ca 1254km (778.9miles) away from Penrith.

What wetsuit is needed for Penrith?

The water temperature around Penrith 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 thin top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Penrith. Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, water temperatures cool down to roughly 17°C (62°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Penrith?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during winter when sea temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Penrith: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Penrith...

Do you know what the the city Prado del Rey in Spain, the city Welberg in Netherlands, and the city Le Champ-Saint-Pere in France have in common with Penrith? Click on the links to find out...