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

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

Quarantines is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Quarantines has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.4°C (54.3°F) in August up to 18.9°C (66.1°F) in the month of January, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Quarantines 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 at Quarantines?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Quarantines is about:
15°C (60°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Quarantines. The nearest one is Spooks, which is only 3km (1.9miles) away from Quarantines. Click here for more information on Spooks and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Quarantines is Portsea Back Beach, which is approximately 4.1km (2.5miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Quarantines. A good beach nearby is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1256.2km (780.3miles) away from Quarantines. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Tunnel Beach, 1348.1km (837.3miles) away from Quarantines.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Quarantines?

The water temperature at Quarantines is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late summer, temperatures come down to approximately 12°C (54°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Quarantines?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during winter when water temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Quarantines: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Quarantines...

Do you know what the the city Yabucoa in Puerto Rico, the city Saint-Martin-sous-Mouzeuil in France, and the city Augustenborg in Denmark have in common with Quarantines? Click on the links to find out...