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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Second Reef, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Second Reef...

Second Reef is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Second Reef varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 12.2°C (53.9°F) in August up to 19.3°C (66.7°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Second Reef 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 Second Reef?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Second Reef is about:
16°C (60°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Second Reef. The closest one is Pt Leo, which is 0.9km (0.6miles) away from Second Reef. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pt Leo and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Second Reef is Little Noosa, which is ca 1.2km (0.7miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to Second Reef?

Not too many beaches are located near to Second Reef. A beach that might be worth checking out is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1234.2km (766.6miles) away from Second Reef. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Tunnel Beach, which is ca 1325.9km (823.6miles) away from Second Reef.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Second Reef?

The sea temperature at Second Reef is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 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 Second Reef. However, during July, August, and September, temperatures come down to approximately 12°C (54°F). During this time, a 4/3 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 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 Second Reef?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit 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. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during January, February, and March when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Second Reef: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Second Reef...

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