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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near South Australian Plain

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about South Australian Plain...

South Australian Plain is a geographical landform. The water temperature around South Australian Plain has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 12°C (53.6°F) in November up to 19.1°C (66.4°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since South Australian Plain 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 South Australian Plain?

The current water temperature in the month of May near South Australian Plain is approximately:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to South Australian Plain. The next good one is Fishery Bay, which is almost 368.4km (228.8miles) away from South Australian Plain. Click here for more information on Fishery Bay and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Blackfellows, which is 386.2km (239.9miles) away from South Australian Plain. Another fun surfspot is Blackfellows, located roughly 386.2km (239.9miles) from South Australian Plain.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located close to South Australian Plain. The next good beach is Oreti Beach, which is 1922.6km (1194.2miles) away from South Australian Plain. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Lasiana Beach, which is roughly 1939.7km (1204.8miles) away from South Australian Plain.

What wetsuit do I need for South Australian Plain?

The water temperature at South Australian Plain 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 required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during October, November, and December, sea temperatures reach lows of 12°C (54°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to South Australian Plain?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during October, November, and December. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during winter when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to South Australian Plain: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about South Australian Plain...

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