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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rainbow bay, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Rainbow bay...

Rainbow bay is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Rainbow bay changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 20.4°C (68.8°F) in August up to 26.5°C (79.6°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Rainbow bay 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 Rainbow bay?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Rainbow bay is about:
22°C (72°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Rainbow bay. The nearest one is Greenmount, which is 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Rainbow bay. Click here for more information on Greenmount and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Rainbow bay is Kirra, which is approximately 0.2km (0.1miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

Not many beaches are near to Rainbow bay. The next good beach is Ninety Mile Beach, which is almost 1190.4km (739.4miles) away from Rainbow bay. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Bayleys Beach, 1251.7km (777.5miles) away from Rainbow bay.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Rainbow bay?

The sea temperature at Rainbow bay is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (80°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or light top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Rainbow bay. However, during July, August, and September, sea temperatures come down to 20°C (69°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Rainbow bay?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (69-78°F) during July, August, and September. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during spring when sea temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (71-80°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Rainbow bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Rainbow bay...

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