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

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

Portland is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 8841 people. The water temperature around Portland changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 13.4°C (56.2°F) in October up to 17.6°C (63.7°F) in the month of January, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Portland 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 Portland?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near Portland is about:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Portland. A spot, which is not too far away, is Blacknose, which is just 2.8km (29.9miles) away from Portland. Click here for directions and for more information on Blacknose and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Portland are Flume, which is roughly 48.2km (29.9miles) away, and Browns Beach, located approximately 49km (30.4miles) from Portland.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Portland. The next good one is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1385.9km (860.8miles) away from Portland. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Tunnel Beach, ca 1482.7km (920.9miles) away from Portland.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Portland?

The average water temperature around Portland is not very warm, around 16°C (60°F), with no significant variations during the year. That is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Portland. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to carry a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are . You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the summer, especially in the months of December, January, and February.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Portland?

Diving and fishing conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters are always cool, reaching temperatures between 13 and 18°C (55-64°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Portland: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Portland...

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