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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Snapper Rocks, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Snapper Rocks...

Snapper Rocks is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Snapper Rocks varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 20.4°C (68.8°F) in August up to 26.5°C (79.6°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (74°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Snapper 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 Snapper Rocks?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Snapper Rocks is ca:
22°C (72°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Snapper Rocks. The nearest one is Froggys, which is 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Snapper Rocks. Click here to check out more information on Froggys and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Snapper Rocks is Kirra, which is ca 0.2km (0.1miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are near to Snapper Rocks. A beach that might be worth checking out is Ninety Mile Beach, which is more than 1190.3km (739.3miles) away from Snapper Rocks. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Bayleys Beach, which is 1251.6km (777.4miles) away from Snapper Rocks.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Snapper Rocks?

The sea temperature at Snapper Rocks is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (80°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Snapper Rocks. However, during late summer, temperatures cool down to 20°C (69°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Snapper Rocks?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (69-78°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during February, March, and April when temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (71-80°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Snapper Rocks: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Snapper Rocks...

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