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

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

Port Victoria is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1100 people. The water temperature around Port Victoria changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 13.4°C (56.1°F) in September up to 21.3°C (70.4°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Port Victoria 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 Victoria?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Port Victoria is about:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Port Victoria. A spot that might be worth checking out is Berry Bay, which is just 38.6km (39.1miles) away from Port Victoria. Click here for more information on Berry Bay and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Port Victoria are Pondie, which is approximately 62.9km (39.1miles) away, and Chinamans, located 65.1km (40.4miles) from Port Victoria.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Port Victoria. The closest decent beach is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1680.7km (1043.9miles) away from Port Victoria. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Tunnel Beach, which is ca 1770.8km (1099.9miles) away from Port Victoria.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Port Victoria?

The water temperature around Port Victoria is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, temperatures reach lows of 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Port Victoria?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot 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 love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during winter when temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Port Victoria: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Port Victoria...

Do you know what the the city Itapema in Brazil, the city Tonbridge in United Kingdom, and the city Craco-SantAngelo in Italy have in common with Port Victoria? Click on the links to find out...