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

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

Selby is a coastal city in Australia. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 1660 people. The water temperature around Selby has moderate variability during the year. 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 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 late winter, since Selby 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 Selby?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Selby is ca:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Selby?

There are not many surf spots close to Selby. A spot, which is not too far away, is Pt Leo, which is just 38.2km (24.3miles) away from Selby. Click here for more information on Pt Leo and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Selby are Second Reef, which is approximately 39.2km (24.3miles) away, and Little Noosa, located roughly 40km (24.9miles) from Selby.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Selby. One that might be worth checking out is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1237.2km (768.5miles) away from Selby. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Tunnel Beach, which is approximately 1326.3km (823.8miles) away from Selby.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Selby?

The sea temperature around Selby 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Selby. Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, water temperatures come down to 12°C (54°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Selby?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during winter when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°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 Selby: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Selby...

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