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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Salmon rocks, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Salmon rocks...

Salmon rocks is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Salmon rocks varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.6°C (54.6°F) in July up to 17.7°C (63.9°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Salmon rocks 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 Salmon rocks?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Salmon rocks is approximately:
14°C (57°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Salmon rocks?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Salmon rocks. The nearest one is Cape Conran, which is only 1.1km (0.7miles) away from Salmon rocks. Click here to check out more information on Cape Conran and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Salmon rocks is Red Bluff, which is ca 36.5km (22.7miles) away.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Salmon rocks. A beach, which is not too far away, is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1103.9km (685.6miles) away from Salmon rocks. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Tunnel Beach, which is approximately 1185.7km (736.4miles) away from Salmon rocks.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Salmon rocks?

The water temperature at Salmon rocks is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Salmon rocks. Nevertheless, during June, July, and August, water temperatures reach lows of 13°C (55°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Salmon rocks?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during winter when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Salmon rocks: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Salmon rocks...

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