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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near South Bondi, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about South Bondi...

South Bondi is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around South Bondi changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.5°F) in August up to 23.2°C (73.8°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since South Bondi 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 South Bondi?

The current water temperature in the month of November at South Bondi is about:
20°C (68°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to South Bondi. The nearest one is Mckenzies, which is just 0.5km (0.3miles) away from South Bondi. Click here for more information on Mckenzies and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near South Bondi is Tama Reef, which is 0.6km (0.4miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to South Bondi. A beach, which is not too far away, is Oreti Beach, which is 1184.7km (735.8miles) away from South Bondi. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Golden Bay, ca 1222.3km (759.2miles) away from South Bondi.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for South Bondi?

The sea temperature at South Bondi is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at South Bondi. However, during July, August, and September, water temperatures cool down to roughly 17°C (62°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to South Bondi?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during winter when water temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to South Bondi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about South Bondi...

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