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

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

Rathmines is a coastal city in Australia. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 8944 people. The water temperature around Rathmines varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 17.9°C (64.2°F) in September up to 23.4°C (74.1°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Rathmines 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 Rathmines?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Rathmines is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Rathmines. The closest one is Maneela, which is 4.9km (3.2miles) away from Rathmines. Click here to check out more information on Maneela and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Rathmines are Blacksmiths beach, which is 5.2km (3.2miles) away, and Frenchmans Reef, located 6.1km (3.8miles) from Rathmines.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to Rathmines?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Rathmines. A good beach nearby is Ninety Mile Beach, which is 1217.9km (756.4miles) away from Rathmines. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Oreti Beach, which is 1219km (757.1miles) away from Rathmines.

What wetsuit is recommended for Rathmines?

The water temperature around Rathmines is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, temperatures reach lows of approximately 18°C (64°F). During these months, 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Rathmines?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during fall. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during February, March, and April when temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Rathmines: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Rathmines...

Do you know what the the city Ramon Magsaysay in the Philippines, the city South Nutfield in the United Kingdom, and the city Carlsbad in the United States have in common with Rathmines? Click on the links to find out...