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

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

Scoresby is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 5892 people. The water temperature around Scoresby changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 12.4°C (54.3°F) in August up to 18.9°C (66.1°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Scoresby 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 Scoresby?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Scoresby is ca:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Scoresby?

There are not many surf spots close to Scoresby. The closest decent spot is Pt Leo, which is about 36.6km (23.3miles) away from Scoresby. Click here for more information on Pt Leo and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Scoresby are Second Reef, which is ca 37.5km (23.3miles) away, and Little Noosa, located roughly 38.2km (23.7miles) from Scoresby.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Scoresby. A good beach nearby is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1244km (772.7miles) away from Scoresby. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Tunnel Beach, which is 1333.3km (828.1miles) away from Scoresby.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Scoresby?

The sea temperature around Scoresby is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Scoresby. However, during July, August, and September, temperatures come down to roughly 12°C (54°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Scoresby?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during December, January, and February when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Scoresby: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Scoresby...

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