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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Safety Bay, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Safety Bay...

Safety Bay is a coastal city in Australia. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 7303 people. The water temperature around Safety Bay changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.5°C (63.5°F) in November up to 23.6°C (74.6°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (70°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Safety 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 near Safety Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Safety Bay is approximately:
22°C (71°F)

Are there surf spots close to Safety Bay?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Safety Bay. The closest one is Pengoes, which is just 3.1km (5.1miles) away from Safety Bay. Click here for directions and for more information on Pengoes and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Safety Bay are Garden Island, which is roughly 8.2km (5.1miles) away, and Singleton, located roughly 9.8km (6.1miles) from Safety Bay.

Are there nice beaches near Safety Bay?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Safety Bay. The next good one is Nihiwatu Beach, which is almost 1576.5km (979.2miles) away from Safety Bay. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Mawun Beach, roughly 1617.6km (1004.7miles) away from Safety Bay.

What wetsuit do I need for Safety Bay?

The water temperature around Safety Bay is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late fall, temperatures cool down to approximately 17°C (63°F). During this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, 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 recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Safety Bay?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during October, November, and December. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during winter when sea temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Safety Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Safety Bay...

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