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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Port Sorell, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Port Sorell...

Port Sorell is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 2294 people. The water temperature around Port Sorell has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 10.6°C (51.1°F) in August up to 18.2°C (64.8°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (58°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Port Sorell 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 Port Sorell?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Port Sorell is about:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots near Port Sorell?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Port Sorell. The closest one is Devonport Rivermouth, which is only 9.7km (6.1miles) away from Port Sorell. Click here for directions and for more information on Devonport Rivermouth and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Port Sorell are Bora, which is ca 9.8km (6.1miles) away, and Trial Harbour, located 88.5km (54.9miles) from Port Sorell.

Are there beautiful beaches near Port Sorell?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Port Sorell. The next good one is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1094.8km (680miles) away from Port Sorell. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Tunnel Beach, which is 1195.3km (742.4miles) away from Port Sorell.

What wetsuit is needed for Port Sorell?

The water temperature around Port Sorell is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during July, August, and September, temperatures come down to 11°C (51°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Port Sorell?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F) during July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during February, March, and April when temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Port Sorell: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Port Sorell...

Do you know what the the city Lyman in the United States, the city A Guarda in the Spain, and the city Piletas in the Mexico have in common with Port Sorell? Click on the links to find out...