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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Saltwater Point, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Saltwater Point...

Saltwater Point is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Saltwater Point has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 17.2°C (63°F) in September up to 25.7°C (78.2°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Saltwater Point 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 Saltwater Point?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Saltwater Point is ca:
18°C (65°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Saltwater Point?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Saltwater Point. The nearest one is Tuncurry Breakwall, which is just 11.9km (7.4miles) away from Saltwater Point. Click here for directions and for more information on Tuncurry Breakwall and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Saltwater Point is Haydens rock, which is 12.1km (7.5miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are close to Saltwater Point. The next good one is Ninety Mile Beach, which is 1171.5km (727.6miles) away from Saltwater Point. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Bayleys Beach, which is 1215.8km (755.1miles) away from Saltwater Point.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Saltwater Point?

The sea temperature at Saltwater Point is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (78°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during August, September, and October, temperatures cool down to 17°C (63°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Saltwater Point?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during August, September, and October. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during February, March, and April when temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Saltwater Point: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Saltwater Point...

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