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

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

Penshurst is a coastal city in Australia. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 11692 people. The water temperature around Penshurst has moderate variability during 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Penshurst 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 Penshurst?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Penshurst is approximately:
23°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots close to Penshurst?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Penshurst. The nearest one is Greenhills, which is just 7km (4.5miles) away from Penshurst. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Greenhills and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Penshurst are The Wall, which is roughly 7.2km (4.5miles) away, and The Ally, located roughly 7.2km (4.5miles) from Penshurst.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Penshurst. A beach that might be worth checking out is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1187.3km (737.4miles) away from Penshurst. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Golden Bay, ca 1229.7km (763.8miles) away from Penshurst.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Penshurst?

The water temperature around Penshurst 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 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Penshurst. Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, water temperatures come down to approximately 17°C (62°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Penshurst?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit 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 water temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Penshurst: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Penshurst...

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