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

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

Port Willunga is a coastal city in Australia. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 1629 people. The water temperature around Port Willunga varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.4°C (56.1°F) in September up to 22.2°C (72°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Port Willunga 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 Willunga?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Port Willunga is approximately:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Port Willunga. The closest one is Gull rock, which is just 2.5km (4.3miles) away from Port Willunga. Click here to check out more information on Gull rock and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Port Willunga are 3-poles reef, which is ca 7km (4.3miles) away, and Myponga, located ca 7.6km (4.7miles) from Port Willunga.

Are there beaches close to Port Willunga?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Port Willunga. A good beach nearby is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1614.3km (1002.7miles) away from Port Willunga. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Tunnel Beach, 1705.4km (1059.2miles) away from Port Willunga.

What wetsuit do I need for Port Willunga?

The water temperature around Port Willunga 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 thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early fall, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 13°C (56°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

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

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout 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 love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during spring when water temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Port Willunga: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Port Willunga...

Do you know what the the city Hemingbrough in United Kingdom, the city Pekan Nenas in Malaysia, and the city Ersmark in Sweden have in common with Port Willunga? Click on the links to find out...