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

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

South Lake is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 5659 people. The water temperature around South Lake varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 19.4°C (66.8°F) in September up to 23.6°C (74.6°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since South Lake 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 Lake?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near South Lake is about:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to South Lake. The closest one is coogee beach miracles, which is only 4.5km (4.7miles) away from South Lake. Click here to check out more information on coogee beach miracles and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near South Lake are Sandtrax, which is approximately 7.5km (4.7miles) away, and Leighton Bridge, located approximately 7.9km (4.9miles) from South Lake.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to South Lake. The closest decent one is Nihiwatu Beach, which is more than 1562.2km (970.3miles) away from South Lake. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Mawun Beach, approximately 1604.1km (996.3miles) away from South Lake.

What wetsuit is needed for South Lake?

The average water temperature around South Lake is relatively warm, around 22°C (71°F), with no significant changes during the year. Hence, only a thin wetsuit (2mm, 2/3mm) or a springsuit might be needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around South Lake. However, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 2/3mm fullsuit. The coldest months are August, September, and October. You could possibly be fine without a wetsuit during warm days in the summer, particularly in the months of January, February, and March.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near South Lake?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters around South Lake are nearly almost warm, reaching temperatures between 19 and 24°C (66-75°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to South Lake: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about South Lake...

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