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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near St James, Australia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about St James...

St James is a coastal city in Australia. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3710 people. The water temperature around St James changes 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 St James 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 St James?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near St James is about:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to St James. The nearest one is Isolator, which is only 9.3km (5.8miles) away from St James. Click here for more information on Isolator and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near St James are Voodoos north cott left, which is 9.3km (5.8miles) away, and Cottesloe, located 9.3km (5.8miles) from St James.

Are there beaches close by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to St James. A good beach nearby is Nihiwatu Beach, which is 1553.9km (965.2miles) away from St James. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Mawun Beach, which is 1596.4km (991.5miles) away from St James.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for St James?

The average sea temperature around St James is relatively warm, around 22°C (71°F), with no significant changes during the year. This is why only a light wetsuit (2mm, 2/3mm) or a springsuit might be needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around St James. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings 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, especially in the months of January, February, and March.

How is the diving and fishing near St James?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters around St James are always warm, reaching temperatures between 19 and 24°C (66-75°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to St James: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about St James...

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