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

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

Spooks is a surf spot in Australia. The water temperature around Spooks varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.6°C (56.4°F) in September up to 19.6°C (67.3°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Spooks 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 Spooks?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Spooks is ca:
16°C (62°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Spooks?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Spooks. The nearest one is Portsea Back Beach, which is only 1.1km (0.7miles) away from Spooks. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Portsea Back Beach and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Spooks is Quarantines, which is approximately 3km (1.9miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Spooks. The next good one is Oreti Beach, which is more than 1253.5km (778.6miles) away from Spooks. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Tunnel Beach, which is ca 1345.5km (835.7miles) away from Spooks.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Spooks?

The sea temperature at Spooks is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (67°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, temperatures drop down to roughly 14°C (56°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Spooks?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (56-65°F) during August, September, and October. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during winter when temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Spooks: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Spooks...

Do you know what the the city Macalaya in the Philippines, the city Broeksterwald in the Netherlands, and the city Keilor East in the Australia have in common with Spooks? Click on the links to find out...