Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Riverstone, Australia
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Riverstone...
Riverstone is a coastal city in Australia.
It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 6096 people.
The water temperature around Riverstone changes slightly during the year.
The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.5°F) in August up to 23.2°C (73.8°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Riverstone 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 Riverstone?
The current water temperature in the month of March near Riverstone is approximately:
Are there surf spots near Riverstone?
There are not too many surf spots close to Riverstone. The next good one is Balmoral point, which is 24.1km (15.3miles) away from Riverstone. Click here
for more information on Balmoral point and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Riverstone are Washaway
, which is 24.6km (15.3miles) away, and Patonga point
, located 24.7km (15.4miles) from Riverstone.
Are there beautiful beaches near Riverstone?
No, not too many beaches are located near to Riverstone. A good beach nearby is Oreti Beach
, which is 1208.6km (750.7miles) away from Riverstone. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Golden Bay
, which is ca 1247.7km (775miles) away from Riverstone.
What wetsuit is recommended for Riverstone?
The water temperature around Riverstone is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Riverstone. Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, temperatures reach lows of nearly 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Riverstone?
Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during winter when temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.
Directions to Riverstone: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.